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  • Developed through extensive consultation with internal and external experts, this five year programme is focusing on a significant challenge: how to ensure quality of life for the growing number of older people with high support needs in the UK. JRF will commission a range of work to inform and produce clear, costed recommendations for policy and practice that can help older people with high support needs now and in the future, whatever setting they live in. http://www.jrf.org.uk/work/workarea/better-life

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    This is the JSNA chapter on Older People. Theme chapters summarises implications for commissioning, who is at risk and why, the level of need in the population, service provision and use, unmet needs, what works in terms of evidence, community views and priorities, any related equality impact assessments, unmet service needs/gaps and recommendations for further needs assessment work. 

  • This is the JSNA chapter on older people and housing. Theme chapters summarises implications for commissioning, who is at risk and why, the level of need in the population, service provision and use, unmet needs, what works in terms of evidence, community views and priorities, any related equality impact assessments, unmet service needs/gaps and recommendations for further needs assessment work. 

  • A benchmarking analysis report for Bolton and other NW areas covering: Non-elective admissions aged 65+ per 1000 pop 65+; Non-elective bed days aged 65+ per head of 1000 pop 65+; Non-elective re-admission rate within 28 days aged 65 and over; Non-elective re-admission rate within 90 days aged 65 and over; No of delayed transfers of care aged 18+ per 100,000 pop; Proportion of people aged 65+ discharge direct to residential care; Permanent admissions to residential / nursing care aged 65+ per 100,000 pop 65+; Proportion of local authority ASC spend on aged 65+ on residential/nursing care; Proportion of all deaths which occur at home - aged 65 and over.

  • Trend analysis of ADASS/AQuA whole system quality and efficiency locality benchmarking focusing upon the frail elderly population in Bolton. Covers: Non-elective admissions aged 65 + per 1000 population aged 65+; Non-elective bed days aged 65+ per head of 1000 population aged 65+; Non-elective re-admission rate within 28 days aged 65+; Non-elective re-admission rate within 90 days aged 65+; Number of dealyed transfers of care aged 18+ per 100,000 population; proportion of people aged 65+ discharged directly to residential care; Permanent admissions to residential/nursing care aged 65+ per 100,000 population 65+; proportion of all deaths which occur at home aged 65+.

  • The Director of Public Health Annual Report for 2009/10 looks in details at the implications of an ever increasingly ageing population in Bolton. It examines the changing demographics in Bolton, how this will change the future health and social care needs of people living in Bolton, the predicted impact upon services, and how preventative services need to work in the future to tackle such issues.

  • This short paper summarises a lecture given by Professor Keith Moultrie to a Community Exchange Seminar run by Oxford Brookes University and Oxfordshire Council for Voluntary Associations on 8 March 2012. The paper focuses on the social care of older people in England, and its purpose is to:
    1. Explore the changing population demographics across the country.
    2. Consider the potential implications for social care and related health and welfare services.
    3. Consider the policy response to date and how it might develop further.

  • The toolkit explains how to best include assessments of loneliness prevalence and indicators in Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNAs) and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies (JHWSs). It covers key research on the detrimental impact of loneliness on our health and offers a financial case for taking preventative active. It also demonstrates how loneliness relates to Adult Social Care and Public Health Outcomes Frameworks. 

    The toolkit can be accessed here: http://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org.uk/toolkit/

  • A prestention regarding the 2006 Older Persons' Housing Needs Survey undertaken by Bolton Council and partners. This resource contains a vast amount of demographics and data on older people and housing including a geographical layout, housing type, housing support needs, future property plans etc. This resource will be of interest to anyone looking at older people and housing, as well as possible future care needs of vulnerable people. 

  • A survey of the friends and family of residents of residential care in Bolton from September 2011 as part of the wider residential care review. The purpose of the survey was to garner their opinion on the quality of service provided to help inform future residential care development priorities. This will be of use to anyone developing or re-designing residential care services. 

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