In an Age Friendly community, affordable health and care provision is important. By the time people reach their 80’s, 54% will require help with daily care such as bathing, preparing meals or assistance using the toilet.
Providing services that maintain independence such as home care, residential services and planning for emergencies should be visible in an Age Friendly community. Click here for a report on community based strength and balance classes and how this can help prevent falls
Click here to read this report https://www.ageing-better.org.uk/publications/raising-bar-strength-balance
We would like to hear your views on:
- The health and care provision in Sutton
- Access to these services
- What is an essential service for an older person?