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  1. International factsheet (PDF, 210 KB)

    ...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. • The World Health Organisation reports on HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis as the main communicable diseases of concern.39 • In general, low income countries have...
  2. International factsheet (PDF, 210 KB)

    ...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. • The World Health Organisation reports on HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis as the main communicable diseases of concern.39 • In general, low income countries have...
  3. International statistics Factsheet (PDF, 44 KB)

    ...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/AIDS prevalence, life expectancy across the region as a whole has fallen from 55 years in 1975-1980, to a projected 43 years in 2005-2010 40 • By 2010, UNICEF estimate t...
  4. Factsheet Index January 2015.pdf (PDF, 173 KB)

    Factsheet Index February 2015 CONSUMER Number Title 27 Planning for a funeral (Jan 15) 69 Water advice (May 14) 82 Switching energy supplier (Sept 14) HEALTH Number Title 5 Dental care: NHS and private treatment (May 14) 16 Transgender issues and later life (Feb 15) 20 NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care (July...
  5. Department of Health factsheet - Falls and Fractures (PDF, 162 KB)

    05-120. 38. Skelton DA. Effects of physical activity on postural stability. Age Ageing 2001; 30(Suppl 4), 33-39 19 Exercise Training to Prevent Falls 39. Skelton DA, Kennedy J, Rutherford OM. Asymmetry in Muscle Strength And Explosive Power Amongst Community Dwelling Frequent Fallers And...
  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. FS58 Paying for temporary care in care home fcs.pdf (PDF, 459 KB)

    Factsheet 38  April 2014 1 of 28 Treatment of property in the means test for permanent care home provision Factsheet 38  April 2014 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. FS60 Choice of accommodation care homes fcs.pdf (PDF, 458 KB)

    Factsheet 60  July 2014 1 of 15 Choice of accommodation – care homes Factsheet 60  July 2014 Choice of accommodation - care homes About this factsheet This factsheet explains what rights care home residents have to choose which home they will live in when the local authority assists with the funding and arra...
  9. FS10 Paying for permanent residential care fcs.pdf (PDF, 841 KB)

    Factsheet 10  April 2014 1 of 47 Paying for permanent residential care Factsheet 10  April 2014 Paying for permanent residential care About this factsheet This factsheet provides information on the financial help that may be available from the local authority for older people (aged 60 and over) needing care in...
  10. FS40 Deprivation of assets in the means test for care home provision fcs.pdf (PDF, 366 KB)

    Factsheet 40  April 2014 1 of 17 Deprivation of assets in the means test for care home provision Factsheet 40  April 2014 Deprivation of assets in the means test for care home provision About this factsheet This factsheet looks at the rules for deprivation of assets in the local authority means test for care h...