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Working with older people with learning disabilities: lessons from an Age Concern pilot programme

Author:
AGE CONCERN
Publisher:
Age Concern
Publication year:
2008
Pagination:
13p.
Place of publication:
London

Seeks to develop an understanding of the ageing process, to develop the knowledge and skills required to assess and define the changing needs of people with learning disabilities as they get older and to enhance the quality of life for older people with learning disabilities.

Book

Age Concern's response to the Department Health's Proposed Changes to the Regulatory Framework for Adult Services consultation

Author:
AGE CONCERN
Publisher:
Age Concern
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
8p.
Place of publication:
London

Regards, unannounced 'key' inspections of adult services proposed to take place by CSCI  who will then make a judgement on the quality of the service based on information gathered. The judgement will help  to decide how often it will need to inspect that service. .

Book

Involving older people: in setting standards for day services

Author:
AGE CONCERN
Publisher:
Age Concern
Publication year:
2005
Pagination:
54p.
Place of publication:
London

Despite many directives promoting the involvement of older people in planning and evaluating services that are provided for them, relatively little is known about what older people themselves think about such involvement. The standards are designed by advisory groups who have been invited to take part in planning and monitoring the process of implementation for the standards.

Book

Implementation of 'improving the life chances of disabled people': Age Concern's response

Author:
AGE CONCERN
Publisher:
Age Concern
Publication year:
2005
Pagination:
5p.
Place of publication:
London

'Improving the Life Chances of Disabled People' states that, by 2025, disabled people should have full opportunities and choices to improve their quality of life and be respected and included as equal members of society.

Book

The age agenda 2005: public policy and older people

Author:
AGE CONCERN
Publisher:
Age Concern
Publication year:
2005
Pagination:
103p.
Place of publication:
London

Age Agenda is Age Concern England's annual report on ageing and older people.  It outlines significant policy developments and trends over the last year, and looks ahead to likely developments in the next.

Book

For richer for poorer: the financial situations of older people in Wales; executive summary

Authors:
HELP THE AGED, AGE CONCERN, WALES. Welsh Assembly Government
Publisher:
Help the Aged
Publication year:
2004
Pagination:
8p.
Place of publication:
Cardiff

Presents measures for income, social exclusion and deprivation among older poelpe in Wales. While notions of poverty are subjective in many respects it is objectively evident that older people in Wales are the poor relations of the European Union.

Journal article

HIV, AIDS and older people

Author:
AGE CONCERN
Journal article citation:
Elders the Journal of Care and Practice, 5(3), November 1996, pp.5-11.

Discusses the problem of HIV/AIDS in older people and outlines campaigns by Age Concern London and Age Concern England to raise awareness of the effect of HIV/AIDS on older people across the country.

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Feeling safer at home and outside

Author:
AGE CONCERN
Journal article citation:
Elders the Journal of Care and Practice, 2(4), November 1993, pp.40-53.

This factsheet provides information of simple precautions which can be taken to protect older people or help them to overcome the effects of being a victim of crime.

Book

The community care changes: questions and answers for committees, staff and helpers of Age Concern; community care plans

Author:
AGE CONCERN
Publisher:
Age Concern
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
52p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London
Book

The community care changes: questions and answers for committees, staff and helpers of Age Concern; complaints

Author:
AGE CONCERN
Publisher:
Age Concern
Publication year:
1991
Pagination:
39p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Outlines the practical implications of the complaints procedure section of the NHS and Community Care Act 1990 for Age Concern and its staff.

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