Document from Care & Repair England, a charity concerned with improving housing conditions for older people, reviewing its achievements to date and stating its plans and policies for the future.
This study examines a joint NHS-Local Authority initiative providing a dedicated nursing and physiotherapy team to three residential care homes in Bath and North East Somerset. The initiative aims to meet the nursing needs of residents where they live and to train care home staff in basic nursing.
Document highlighting the importance of challenging age discrimination at both EU and national level and identifying the benefits eliminating age discrimination can bring to society, e.g the valuable cultural, social and professional skills possessed by older people.
Document examining the current state of the gender equality issue in Europe and recommending courses of action to make more progress towards achieving full gender equality for older people.
Report investigating the availability of psychological therapies on the NHS in England and concluding more investment is required to widen access to a greater range of therapies along with a robust system of regulation and training to ensure high standards are maintained.
This resource, produced by Down's Syndrome Scotland, provides information about maintaining good health for people with learning disabilities.
Reports presenting a comprehensive global prevalence study of dementia and examining levels of mortality, disability, strain on carers and dependency. Also considers examples of good national dementia plans and provides information on health service responses. It includes recommendations for a global framework for action on dementia.
Case study describing an innovative approach to getting the views of people approaching retirement on their future housing and accommodation needs and what they might expect/would like or be prepared to fund in terms of support.
Document setting out the scale of the problem of elder abuse throughout the EU and recommending actions which can be taken at international, national, local and individual level to combat the problem.
What barriers are preventing older people from accessing practical every-day services and what improvements can be made in assessing their needs and providing these services? The authors argue that public services can only help older people to lead fuller lives if there are local collaborations of paid staff, politicians, service providers and older people themselves.