'The billion dollar question': embedding prevention in older people's services - 10 'high impact' changes

The Gathering 2018

Year of publication
2010
Author
Allen, K.; Glasby, J.
Abstract

Health and social care services are increasingly seeking to develop a more preventative approach for older people ? without necessarily having sufficient evidence to know what will really make a difference. While there is growing recognition that only a more preventative agenda will be sufficient to respond to current and future pressures, there is much less clarity about how to do this in practice. Against this background, this paper has set out ten potentially ?high impact changes?, drawing on emerging national and international evidence to identify approaches which currently seem most promising.

 
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