Community-based approach | Kenya Community-based approach | Kenya

01 Apr 2022

The Kenya Mental Health Policy states that individuals, families, and communities will play a key role in promotion, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of persons with mental disorders. They will also participate and advocate for community mental health programmes (Ministry of Health, 2015c). This community-based approach involves dementia care.


Ministry of Health. (2015c). Kenya mental health policy 2015-2030: Towards Attaining the Highest Standard of Mental Health. Nairobi, Kenya. https://publications.universalhealth2030.org/uploads/Kenya-Mental-Health-Policy.pdf