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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New NHS online training to help people get home from hospital quicker

NHS England and Health Education England have today launched ActNow, an e-learning tool developed for health service and care staff to help them reduce hospital delays for patients. Nearly 350,000 patients currently spend over three weeks in acute hospitals each year. Many of those are older people who are often frail, and while a short […]