Ageing well

All the news and publications from the Department relating to people aged 45 or older.

Hip fractures and dementia

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National Clinical Director for Dementia, Professor Alistair Burns talks in a video blog about fragility fractures and the association with dementia .

Caring for our future engagement

The Caring for our future engagement ran from 15 September until 2 December. It saw numerous discussions taking place across the country, and the Department of Health is currently working through all … Read more → – Caring for our future engagement

Snow wardens and winter workers to help people keep safe this winter

Warming feet by the fire

Tens of thousands of people across the country will get help during the cold weather following 163 successful proposals from councils for a share of £20 million of Government funding … Read more → – Snow wardens and winter workers to help people keep safe this winter

Developing a transformed care and support system

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David Behan – Director General of Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships gives a video blog update on the progress made during the engagement the DH has been running in … Read more → – Developing a transformed care and support system

Caring for our future: workshop 4

The fourth of the four workshops took place on Friday 2 December and brought together the seven discussion leaders and their reference group members. Watch three films to see what Helena … Read more → – Caring for our future: workshop 4

Living well with dementia: a Design Council challenge

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In his latest video blog Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia talks about the joint project between the Department of Health and the Design Council to develop new design-led ideas for … Read more → – Living well with dementia: a Design Council challenge

Caring for our future: Workshop 3

The third of the four workshops took place on Friday 25 November and brought together the seven discussion leaders and their reference group members. Watch two films to see what Sian … Read more → – Caring for our future: Workshop 3