Housing Options Your housing choices advice for older people

Many people find that they start to think more about where they live as they grow older. You may be happy staying just where you are, but could do with some support to make life easier. Do you need repairs or adaptations to your home to be able to continue livingthere comfortably? Or perhaps you […]

Read more...

Your security Personal safety at home and in the street

Many of us are anxious about crime. But the fact is that older people are less likely to be attacked or robbed than people in any other age group.A crime can often be avoided by taking a few simple precautions.This leaflet explains steps you can take to make you feel more secure both at home […]

Read more...

Your safety Preventing accidents in your home

Most of us feel pretty safe in our homes.Yet more accidents happen at home than anywhere else.This leaflet is about the simple things you can do to make your home and garden safer.

Read more...

Independent advocacy with older people

Independent advocacy is needed so that older people can secure and exercise their rights and choices; ensure that their voices are heard when decisions are made concerning their care and quality of life; and to combat age discrimination and abuse. This report captures the highlights and headlines of the Older People’s Advocacy Alliance (OPAAL) UK […]

Read more...

Underfunded Undervalued and Unfit A fresh approach to social care for older people in England

A call for action to: bring the debate about the future of social care into the public domain; set it in its broader context; and implement a number of short and medium term recommendations on its funding.

Read more...

Staying Steady

Information and advice to help people improve their balance and mobility. It looks at the impact anxiety about falling can have on people’s lives, and explains what help is available

Read more...

How to make a complaint

Information and guidance for people who want to make a complaint about NHS or local authority services

Read more...

Age Discrimination in Public Policy Executive Summary

Summary of a report into direct and indirect discrimination, covering education, employment, health care, social care, social security, transport, and citizenship.

Read more...

   Page 1