Health and care of older people

Age UK has published The health and care of older people in England 2017.

This briefing examines the health and care needs of the ageing population, the state of social care, the state of healthcare and whether the health and care system is fit for the future.  It demonstrates the challenges facing older people who need care and the impact of the failure to provide it on their health and wellbeing, as well as the NHS.

Read more from Age UK : ‘Borrowed time’ to save social care system from collapse

Download the full report here

Number of people aged 65 and over in England by age group, 2005/06 to
2015/16

old-people

Image source: ONS | ageuk.org.uk

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