UK Poverty 2018 – Joeseph Rowntree Foundation

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

Herpes zoster (shingles) immunisation programme 2017 to 2018: evaluation report: Evaluation of the fifth year of the shingles vaccination programme in England from 2017 to 2018 – Public Health England

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

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

Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering: Review of community contributions in later life – The Centre for Ageing Better

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

NDTMS Themed Report: Does the North West of England have an ageing drug treatment population? – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Assessing the Preparedness of the Health Care System Infrastructure in Six European Countries for an Alzheimer’s Treatment – RAND Corporation

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

Rapid Sexual Health Needs Assessment Warrington Primary Care Trust – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A report looking at sexual health needs, demands and services in Warrington Primary Care Trust.

Rapid Sexual Health Needs Assessment Halton and St Helens Primary Care Trust – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A report looking at sexual health needs, demands and services in Halton and St Helens Primary Care Trust.

NHS Continuing Healthcare in England: (Briefing Paper Number SN/SP/6128) – House of Commons Library

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

All the Lonely People: Loneliness in Later Life – Age UK

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

Falls in older people: A review of evidence for prevention from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Elder Abuse: A review of evidence for prevention from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

World Alzheimer Report 2018: The State Of The Art Of Dementia Research: New Frontiers – Alzheimer’s Disease International

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

Planning And Preparing For Later Life – Centre for Ageing Better

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?

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

Protecting people Promoting health: A public health approach to violence prevention for England – Department of Health

This document outlines the extent and impact of violence nationally, covering violence in the general population as well as specific violence types that can impact dramatically on different sectors of society: child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence

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

A taxing question: how to pay for free personal care – Independent Age

Independent Age report that looks at various funding options for social care, including what they would cost the individual and what the funding situation might look like in 10 years’ time. Some of the most viable options include increasing Income