July 2014

Access to services

Why do older people have problems accessing the health services they need, and what can you do to help? Highlights from this section include:

Basic care

From making sure that older patients are treated with respect and dignity in consultations, to helping them manage the pain of a long-term condition, this section examines some of the issues associated with basic care. Highlights include:

Families and carers

By listening to and working in partnership with older patients and their carers, you can help them to better care for themselves outside of health services. Highlights from this section include:

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