Preventing Falls

Based on research, this information to help providers to reduce the risk and effect of falls in care homes, and the resources available to do this.

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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.

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Older Men’s Health

Information about older men’s health, and the issues

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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 continu

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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.

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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

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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.

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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 m

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