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Ambulances failing to reach dying patients quickly enough as only one trust meets eight-minute target

Ambulances failing to reach dying patients quickly enough as only one trust meets eight-minute target | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
Ambulances are failing to reach dying and seriously-ill patients fast enough as the service creaks under the strain of high demand, according to a report.
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Advancing Emotional Well Being in a Multicultural Aging Society: Practices and Programs

Older adults suffer from mental health and behavioral health issues due to the presence of another disease or disability, isolation, lack of health literacy,...
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Continued Questions on Benzodiazepine Use in Older Patients - New York Times

Continued Questions on Benzodiazepine Use in Older Patients - New York Times | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
A new reports that among 65- to 80-year-old Americans, close to 9 percent use drugs like Valium, Xanax, Ativan and Klonopin.
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Creative consultations

Creative consultations | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
I work for LGBT Health and Wellbeing, supporting services working with older people to become more inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

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Introduction to wellbeing

Films from the 'Older people, wellbeing and participation' project. The film starts by considering the idea of wellbeing. This section describes the way in w...
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Measuring National Well-being - Older people and loneliness, 2013 - ONS

Measuring National Well-being - Older people and loneliness, 2013 - ONS | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
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Older people and loneliness, 2013
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How the elderly are treated around the world

How the elderly are treated around the world | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
There is no denying the fact that people are living longer. Yesterday we celebrated alongside Misao Okawa as she blew out the candles on her 117 birthday cake, whilst surrounded by family and loved ones in her care home in Osaka, Japan.
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Dr Google can improve older people's health – if we bridge the technology gap - The Conversation AU

Dr Google can improve older people's health – if we bridge the technology gap - The Conversation AU | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
With more health information going online, it has never been easier to proactively manage our health. Problem is, the people who would benefit the most are using it the least.
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Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman | Man with mental health issues dies after failings by two NHS trusts

Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman | Man with mental health issues dies after failings by two NHS trusts | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
RT @PHSOmbudsman: Man with mental health issues dies after failings by two NHS trusts http://t.co/lmPtelTSrx
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Why are cancer rates increasing?

Why are cancer rates increasing? | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
UK cancer rates are increasing. But why? As we publish new stats on 'lifetime risk', we look at why rates on the up, and what needs to be done about it.
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Satisfaction with NHS and social care services, 2014

Satisfaction with NHS and social care services, 2014 | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
Levels of public satisfaction with specific NHS services (GPs, dentistry, inpatients, outpatients and A&E) and social care.

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Doctors urged to tell patients names

Doctors urged to tell patients names | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
More than 90 NHS organisations back a terminally ill doctor's campaign to encourage healthcare staff to introduce themselves to patients.
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Starvation in the land of plenty: why Australians are malnourished - The Conversation AU

Starvation in the land of plenty: why Australians are malnourished - The Conversation AU | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
Malnutrition is a significant issue around the world, especially in developing countries.
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Effective health care for older people resident in care homes

... organisation and resident-level outcomes. Our aim is to identify factors which may explain the perceived or demonstrated effectiveness of programmes to improve health-related outcomes in older people living in care homes.
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Where are social care's future leaders? - The Guardian

Where are social care's future leaders? - The Guardian | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
From frontline training to fast track graduate schemes, Ruth Hardy looks at the programmes creating a new generation of social care managers
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A third of over-70s report 'frequent sexual activity' - NHS Choices

A third of over-70s report 'frequent sexual activity' - NHS Choices | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
“A third of pensioners have sex at least twice a month,” the Daily Mail reports. A new UK study reinforces the point that sex doesn’t automatically stop once a person gets their free bus pass…
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Use NICE quality standards to guide good quality social care, says CQC - NICE

Use NICE quality standards to guide good quality social care, says CQC - NICE | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
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With more people living longer than ever before, demand for social care is rising.
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Cambridge Journals Online - Ageing & Society - Abstract - Older People, Personalisation and Self: an alternative to the consumerist paradigm in social care

Cambridge Journals Online - Ageing & Society - Abstract - Older People, Personalisation and Self: an alternative to the consumerist paradigm in social care | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
Personalisation of social care for adults is a key policy objective in the United Kingdom (UK), as in many other welfare states, having gained wide acceptance as essential for the empowerment of service users and as a means of managing increasing...
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A Life Dedicated To The NHS - A Perspective On Nursing

A Life Dedicated To The NHS - A Perspective On Nursing | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
There has been a lot of discussion in the press lately about the state of nursing in our country today. Some saying that because nurses now have degrees they are 'too posh to wash'.
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Official NHS calculator predicts when you will have a heart attack - Telegraph.co.uk

Official NHS calculator predicts when you will have a heart attack - Telegraph.co.uk | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
Take the test: New NHS tool estimates how long you will live until having a heart attack or stroke promises a 'wake-up call' to shock Britons into changing lifestyles
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Why don't we care about older people as much as children? | Jonathan Glennie

Why don't we care about older people as much as children? | Jonathan Glennie | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
By 2047, the over-60s will outnumber the under-16s, yet older people receive little, if any, consideration when talking about development
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I recently attended the first Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 ... - HelpAge International (blog)

I recently attended the first Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 ... - HelpAge International (blog) | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
Sustainable development goals at the heart of the post2015 negotiations in new york 816
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BBC News Age UK Social care system failing the elderly

Hundreds of thousands of older people in England who need social care are being left "high and dry" because of a lack of funding and services, according to t...
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NHS complaints process 'inadequate'

NHS complaints process 'inadequate' | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
More than 40% of NHS investigations into 150 allegations of avoidable harm or death are inadequate, according to a review by the health ombudsman.
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Radical NHS changes 'disastrous'

Radical NHS changes 'disastrous' | Ageing, Health and Well-being | Scoop.it
Huge changes to the way the NHS in England works have been "disastrous" and distracted from patient care, a damning report by a think tank says.
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