How can Local Authorities with Less Money Support Better Outcomes for Older People?
Centre for Policy on Ageing Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York. 2011
|Project ID (Internal)||34|
|Full Reference (text)||Centre for Policy on Ageing (2011) How can local authorities with less money support better outcomes for older people? Joseph Rowntree Foundation. [The report can be accessed here]|
|Full Reference (URL)||https://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/default/files/jrf/migrated/files/authorities-supporting-older-people-summary.pdf|
|Summary / Abstract|
Research shows that older people want and value low-level support – ‘that bit of help’ – but the benefits of investing in this are realised over many years, making it harder to prove impact and protect funding in the face of severe pressure on spending.
This ‘Solutions’ published by Joseph Rowntree Foundation provides examples of imaginative, affordable and effective ways of supporting older people’s health, well-being, social engagement and independence. It highlights projects with some local authority involvement whether as lead commissioner, subsidiary partner, or through small grants or seed-funding.
The projects demonstrate the importance of:
involving people who use support and services in shaping them;
|Publication Title||How can Local Authorities with Less Money Support Better Outcomes for Older People?|
|Author(s)||Centre for Policy on Ageing|
|Publication Details||Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York.|
|Publication Year / End of Project||2011|
|Last Accessed||03/01/2019 12:00 am|
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