Briefing from Independent Age that assesses the state of care home performance across England and looks at what is being done to tackle poor performance. It uses publicly available inspection data from the Care Quality Commission to work out a
Summarises the views of stakeholders on the progress of the challenge on dementia so far and sets out actions for the final 2 years of the challenge.
Report that presents the models of delivery, issues, barriers and innovative solutions of community-based strength and balance programmes. Falls are not an inevitable part of ageing and can be prevented. Although there are some NHS rehabilitation services that provide strength
Depth interviews were undertaken with older people and their relatives (104 in total) in twelve cities and towns across England. Some said that assessors appeared not to understand their disabilities and support needs. In other cases, before beginning an assessment,
Joseph Rowntree Foundation report that examines how UK poverty rates have changed in our society over the last few years, as well as over the longer term. The research focuses particularly on changes to poverty among children and workers, as
In 2017 to 2018, patients became eligible for the shingles vaccine on their 70th and 78th birthday. Data underlying this report were collected according to the previous eligibility criteria, when patients were eligible if they were 70 or 78 on
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
Centre for Ageing Better report calls on charities, voluntary organisations and the public sector to do more to support and sustain the good will and effort of older volunteers. Making a contribution to our communities has been shown to improve
The report provides information on the number of people aged 45 and over in contact with treatment by D(A)AT of residence, along with their demographic profile, the referral source into treatment and the type of intervention entered in comparison to
This research analyzes the preparedness of the health care systems in six European countries — France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom — to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment of patients if a disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s becomes
A report looking at sexual health needs, demands and services in Warrington Primary Care Trust.
A report looking at sexual health needs, demands and services in Halton and St Helens Primary Care Trust.
This House of Commons Library briefing paper is intended to help Members respond to queries from constituents about eligibility to NHS continuing healthcare in England. Equivalent provision in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland is covered in the sixth section. NHS
This document details local actions to ensure aTIV is offered to individuals aged 65 years and over.
Report from Age UK that focus’ on understanding the circumstances associated with feeling lonely and explaining what we know works in supporting people to tackle feelings of persistent loneliness. It suggests: Social activities are an essential component of successful approaches to tackling
Review of evidence for prevention of Falls in older people from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention, it considers evidence in terms of: In the community Exercise programmes Encouraging safety behaviours Medical interventions Multi-strategy interventions In residential care
Review of evidence for prevention of Elder Abuse from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention, it considers evidence in terms of: Encouraging positive attitudes towards older people Providing support for caregivers Increasing identification and referral of those abused
Alzheimer’s Disease International report that looks at a broad cross section of research areas including basic science; diagnosis; drug discovery; risk reduction and epidemiology. With the continued absence of a disease modifying treatment, the report also features progress, innovation and developments
Summarises the available evidence on what enables people to plan for their later lives and what factors can present barriers to planning. It aimed to answer three key questions: Who does or doesn’t plan for later life in mid-life onwards?
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