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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services
Last Reviewed: February 2008
Workgroups: Mental Health and Mental Disorders Workgroup
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends depression care management at home for older adults with depression to improve short-term depression outcomes. Home-based depression care management involves: active screening for depression; measurement-based outcomes; trained depression care managers; case management; patient education; and a supervising psychiatrist.
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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2008). Mental Health: Interventions to Reduce Depression Among Older Adults – Home-Based Depression Care Management. Retrieved from https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/mental-health-interventions-reduce-depression-among-older-adults-home