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A compilation of statistics for areas with high or low healthy life expectancy. The article draws from published data from a number of sources covering different samples and time periods. ??
Multimorbidity is common in the older population, but the impact of combinations of chronic conditions on disability and quality of life (QoL) is not well known. This analysis explores the effect of specific combinations of chronic diseases on disability, QoL and self-rated health (SRH).We used...
Over the last 30 years there has been an upward trend in life expectancy at older ages in England. Figures 1 and 2 show life expectancy in England at ages 65, 75, 85 and 95 from 1981 to 2014. The data points shaded red in Figures 1 and 2 indicate where life expectancy in that year was lower than in...
Publisher: CARDI
Being objectively low income leads to poor health and a shorter life. But poverty can also be a matter of subjectively feeling poor. WZB economist Maja Adena and her colleague Michal Myck (DIW Berlin and the Center for Economic Analysis, CenEA, Szczecin) have substantiated how the subjective...
Publisher: CARDI
The first National Audit of Continence Care for Older People, sponsored by the HealthcareCommission, was published in November 2005. The results from that audit generated muchinterest and harnessed an impetus for change. This report presents the results from the 3rdround of the organisational and...
Publisher: CARDI
JRF has recently embarked on a major new programme: 'A Better Life', the central question of which is: 'How can we ensure a better life and better choices for older people who need high levels of support?' JRF now want to commission a project to work with older people with high support needs (...
The conference aims to provide input from national and international experts in the field of early years who will contribute to a debate about how stakeholders in Northern Ireland can progress this key agenda.Conference purpose• To inform stakeholders of the science of early years /early brain...
Subject: Quality of life
FOI decision for each document as per schedule Ireland has made very significant strides in relation to the health of its people in recent decades. People now live longer and with a greater quality of life than ever before. We have seen improvements in standards of living, education, health...
The Institute of Public Health welcomes the Consultation on a Draft Strategy for Children and Yung People in Northern Ireland. We believe that in addition to the human rights to which we are all entitled, children and young people constitute, in many instances, a vulnerable group within society and...

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