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  1. International factsheet (PDF, 210 KB)

    ...sanitation ranges from 9% to 100%. The minimum in urban areas is 15% (Madagascar); in rural areas it is 3% (Togo). The WHO African Region is 34%; the European Region is 94%.38 Disease • Very little information on diseases specifically in older people is available. Except when noted, all information below is based on all-age populations. •...
  2. International factsheet (PDF, 210 KB)

    ...sanitation ranges from 9% to 100%. The minimum in urban areas is 15% (Madagascar); in rural areas it is 3% (Togo). The WHO African Region is 34%; the European Region is 94%.38 Disease • Very little information on diseases specifically in older people is available. Except when noted, all information below is based on all-age populations. •...
  3. Factsheet Index July 2015.pdf (PDF, 212 KB)

    Factsheet Index July 2015 CONSUMER Number Title 27 Planning for a funeral (Jan 15) 69 Water advice (May 15) 82 Switching energy supplier (Sept 14) HEALTH Number Title 5 Dental care: NHS and private treatment (May 15) 16 Transgender issues and later life (Feb 15) 20 NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care (July...
  4. International statistics Factsheet (PDF, 44 KB)

    ...low-income countries. Respiratory disease accounts for 10% 37 • Bangladesh HelpAge International estimates that 4.9 million older people live without improved water or sanitation 38 HIV/AIDS • An estimated 22 to 26 million people were living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa in 2007 39 • In Southern Africa, the region with the highest HIV/A...
  5. Department of Health factsheet - Falls and Fractures (PDF, 162 KB)

    Skelton DA, Dinan SM. Exercise for falls management: Rationale for an exercise programme to reduce postural instability. Physiotherapy: Theory and Practice. 1999; 15: 105-120. 38. Skelton DA. Effects of physical activity on postural stability. Age Ageing 2001; 30(Suppl 4), 33-39 19 Exercise...
  6. FS43 Getting legal advice fcs.pdf (PDF, 557 KB)

    Factsheet 43  July 2014 1 of 38 Getting legal advice Factsheet 43  July 2014 Getting legal advice About this factsheet This factsheet helps you identify how to get the help you need, including legal information and advice on civil matters (where you have a dispute with another individual or organisati...
  7. FS38 Treatment of property in the means-test for permanent care home provision fcs.pdf (PDF, 687 KB)

    Factsheet 38  April 2015 1 of 55 The treatment of property in the means test for care home provision Factsheet 38  April 2015 Treatment of property in the means test for permanent care home provision About this factsheet This factsheet explains how property is dealt with in the local au...
  8. FS62 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards fcs.pdf (PDF, 548 KB)

    Factsheet 62  July 2015 1 of 38 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Factsheet 62July 2015 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards About this factsheet This factsheet looks at the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS). The DoLS relate to people who are placed in care homes or hospitals for their care or tr...
  9. FS48 Pension Credit fcs.pdf (PDF, 503 KB)

    Factsheet 48  April 2015 1 of 38 Pension Credit Factsheet 48  April 2015 Pension Credit Inside this factsheet  Eligibility for Pension Credit, a means-tested benefit paid to people who are 62 ½ years old or over in addition to their State Pension  This age is gradually increasing in line with the state pensi...
  10. FS56 Benefits for people under Pension Credit age fcs.pdf (PDF, 515 KB)

    Factsheet 56  April 2015 1 of 38 Benefits for people under Pension Credit age Factsheet 56  April 2015 Benefits for people under Pension Credit age Inside this factsheet  Information about benefits for people under Pension Credit age (this is currently 62 ½ and will be 63 by April 2016)  Information about U...