19Apr/17

Breaking down the barriers: Older people and complaints about health care

Source: Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman A report providing a number of broad recommendations for healthcare policy makers and organisations to improve older peoples’ experiences of the complaints system. View report here >

19Apr/17

Dementia in Canada: A National Strategy for Dementia-Friendly Communities

Source: Senate of Canada A fully-funded National Dementia Strategy is urgently needed to support caregivers, research efforts and Canadians living with dementia. Members of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, ScienceRead More…

20Mar/17

Staying put: developing dementia-friendly care and support for people with a learning disability

Source: Voluntary Organisations Disability Group Staying put focuses on how best to support the growing numbers of people with the condition. The publication aims to improve the quality of life of peopleRead More…

20Mar/17

The Missing Million: A practical guide to identifying and talking about loneliness

Source: Campaign to End Loneliness There are an estimated one million, one hundred thousand people aged 65 and over who are chronically lonely. They are difficult to find. A new practical guide,TheRead More…

20Mar/17

Development of a Communication Intervention for Older Adults With Limited Health Literacy: Photo Stories to Support Doctor–Patient Communication

Source: Journal of Health Communication Successful doctor–patient communication relies on appropriate levels of communicative health literacy, the ability to deal with and communicate about health information. This article aims to describe theRead More…