Help at home: Use of assistive technology for older people – National Institute for Health Research

This review presents a selection of recent research on assistive technology for older people funded by The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and other government funders. This has been selected with help from an expert steering group. In this

Age is just a number: Views among people aged 50 and over in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing – Centre for Ageing Better

Report on a longitudinal study on ageing that finds it is essential that we help people to think about their health and how to keep active and socially connected as they grow older so that their worst expectations about poor

The complete routine immunisation schedule from autumn 2018 – Public Health England

This immunisation schedule includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017.

European report on preventing elder maltreatment – World Health Organization

Estimates suggest that at least four million people experience elder maltreatment in any one year in the European region. This report discusses the scale of the problem in more detail, identifies risk factors for maltreatment, describes the latest evidence on

Evidence review for an evidence informed toolkit for local authorities: Commissioning better oral health for vulnerable older people – Public Health England

Public Health England resource designed to support commissioners in improving the oral health of vulnerable older people in all settings. The toolkit gives an overview of the impact of oral diseases in vulnerable older people and presents the evidence of

Commissioning better oral health for vulnerable older people: An evidence-informed toolkit for local authorities – Public Health England

Public Health England resource designed to support commissioners in improving the oral health of vulnerable older people in all settings. The toolkit gives an overview of the impact of oral diseases in vulnerable older people and presents the evidence of

Falls in Lancashire: An Analysis of Emergency Department and Ambulance Data (October 2012 to September 2013) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This is the second in the series of pan-Lancashire Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) themed reports for 2013/14. The report provides an indication of the burden of falls on health services and residents of Lancashire over a twelve-month period,

An international comparison of long-term care funding and outcomes: insights for the social care green paper – Incisive Health and Age UK

Paper finding that different countries have responded to the challenges and opportunities of ageing in different ways and with varying degrees of urgency.

Falls in older people in Greater Manchester (2011/12 to 2012/13) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

On behalf of the Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG), this report provides an analysis of fall attendances made by older people to Accident and Emergency Departments (AEDs) across Merseyside and Cheshire, reporting on patient demography and incident levels between

Adult Safeguarding: Roles and Competencies for Health Care Staff – Royal College of Nursing

One of the most important principles of safeguarding is that it is everyone’s responsibility. Health care staff frequently work with people in their moments of greatest need and can witness health and social inequalities which have a direct impact on

TIIG Cumbria Themed Report: Injuries in Older People across Cumbria April 2011 to March 2014 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. It is forecast that by 2033, 38% of the population in Cumbria will be aged 60 years or more, compared to the average in England

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – Liverpool: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – Cheshire West and Chester: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Sustainability & Transformation Partnerships – Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Letter from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society to Sustainability & Transformation Partnerships Leads identifying the value and role of pharmacists as a workforce and the value of medicine optimisation in care homes.  It has been demonstrated that pharmacists undertaking a medicines review

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – Halton: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – Knowsley: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – St Helens: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Merseyside and Cheshire Local Authority Profile – Warrington: Injuries in Older People April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

There are more people aged 65 years or older in the UK than ever before. Ageing populations, primarily due to increasing life-expectancy, are a success of the developed world but despite this success, ageing populations create various challenges, particularly in

Assessment of delirium in hospital for people with dementia: Spotlight audit 2017–2018 – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

The National Audit of Dementia (care in general hospitals) (NAD) examines aspects of care received by people with dementia in general hospitals in England and Wales. In addition, NAD provides national and local reports to support hospitals to identify areas

Mechanical thrombectomy devices for acute ischaemic stroke: Medtech innovation briefing [MIB153] – NICE

Thetechnologies described in this briefing are 21 mechanical thrombectomy devices of 2 types: stent retrievers and aspiration catheters. They are used to remove blood clots from a main cerebral artery to restore blood flow after acute ischaemic stroke. The innovative aspects are that