Whilst there are a range of influences on inequalities in later life, the most compelling evidence relates to our circumstances and experiences across the life course and the combination of multiple factors that shape people’s experiences in later life (intersectionality). Inequalities in later
Report that aims to understand the main factors that influence inequalities in later life and the nature of inequalities and the state of the evidence and identified evidence gaps in the following areas: Subjective wellbeing Physical and mental health Life and healthy life
Report by Eunomia for Sustrans that provides a air quality measurement model that aims to support local authorities in making the case for investment in walking and cycling and estimates the contribution of active travel in reducing air pollution –
UK Poverty 2017 highlights that overall, 14 million people live in poverty in the UK – over one in five of the population. This is made up of eight million working-age adults, four million children and 1.9 million pensioners. 8 million
This report explains what poverty is and what causes it, highlights trends and projections in UK poverty, and makes recommendations for tackling: the high costs driving poverty, including housing poverty in childhood poverty in working age poverty in later life
Bringing together information, statistics and evidence from across the health and social care system to highlight what is happening to older people who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition in England. It examines the causes and consequences of malnutrition in
A strategic plan for using technology to support people to live independently and manage their own health and care’ brings together telecare and telehealth, equipment and adaptations, and smart accommodation.
Evidence review on the economic impact of loneliness interventions. It finds that up to £3 of health care costs can be saved for every £1 spent on an effective intervention on loneliness.
Individuals struggling with food insecurity, housing instability, limited access to transportation or other barriers may experience poor health outcomes, increased health care utilization and increased health care costs. Addressing these determinants of health, commonly referred to as social determinants of health, or simply social determinants, will have a
This guide brings together the evidence to support the local commissioning and delivery of effective tier 2 weight management services for adults. Services should be multi-component and include diet, physical activity and behaviour change components. Physical activity services alone are
This document provides an example of the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) which could be incorporated into a specification for a tier 2 adult weight management service.
Case study of the Better Care Together (Morecambe Bay) vanguard which has put listening to its local community and supporting their wellbeing at the heart of its vanguard work. Self-care and prevention are vital to helping people to avoid hospital
The case studies in this report show how public health and the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) are working together to make a real difference to people’s health and wellbeing. The case studies demonstrate how harnessing the skills,
Local Government Association report, produced in partnership with Public Health England, highlights the specific needs and challenges for health and care provision in rural communities. The report includes case studies showcasing the ways in which local authorities in England are
This compilation of case studies shows how local authorities continue to make progress on improving health and wellbeing and tackling health inequalities since public health was formally transferred from the NHS in April 2013. These case studies aim to show
This report links higher risk of suicide with inequality calls for greater awareness of the risks of suicide and for direct support to those with unstable employment, insecure housing, low income or in areas of socioeconomic deprivation.
Infographic from NHS Employers that highlights the importance of physical activity for the NHS workforce. It sets out how much exercise we should do, the benefits of exercise, as well as some of the ways that NHS Trusts support their
The public health remit of local authorities results responsibility for addressing many of the risk factors, such as alcohol and drug misuse for suicide while their wider responsibilities for housing and local growth mean they can have an impact on the
Results of an analysis of health-related questions on obesity, smoking, drinking and general health conditions from the Health Survey for England (HSE) in 40 to 60 year olds between 1991 to 1993 and 2011 and 2013. There is also accompanying