Bulletin from Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) that identifies that loneliness and social isolation are conditions that are difficult to identify, complex to address and hard to resolve. The evidence base for interventions to address the problems of loneliness
Department for Transport research on young people’s travel behaviour to better understand: why young people are driving less than previous generations what the future implications of this are Additional Item
All Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger report calling on the government to investigate and record effectively rates of malnutrition in older people. This has an estimated to cost the NHS and social care of £15.7 billion a year by 2030.
This report is an early stage review of the impact of a local, integrated approach to support for long-term unemployed ESA claimants. It aims to identify whether a locally designed and delivered approach to employment support, complemented by integrated local services,
Loneliness is one of the leading public health challenges of our time this policy brief identifies: 24% of adults aged 65+ feel depressed and 16% feel anxious as a result of loneliness. Nearly a third of older adults feel that
Briefing in cojunction with Public Health England that outlines the Whole Systems Obesity programme which will provide local authorities with a different approach to tackling obesity. The programme is exploring the evidence and local practice to develop guidance and tools to help councils
Report on loneliness calling for development of a national strategy with a ministerial lead, measurable outcomes, annual reporting and a knowledgebase of what works in combatting loneliness. This report seeks to be a catalyst for innovation and action across government,
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,