Older people

A nurse chats with a patient

Being able to stay healthy in later life is a crucial issue for all of us. We are improving care and supporting older people to look after their own health.

Healthy ageing and caring

We are working to support older people to look after their own health, particularly people with multiple long term conditions, including frailty.

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We rightly challenge all types of discrimination that assign more importance to physical health than mental health

I feel excited, privileged and perhaps a little overwhelmed to have been appointed the first National Speciality Advisor in Older People’s Mental Health (OPMH) at NHS England and NHS Improvement. This position could not have been created at a more important time – or a more challenging one with the COVID-19 pandemic demanding the full […]