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.

Latest news and blogs

Chief Nursing Officer appoints first-ever adviser for care home nursing

England’s most senior nurse has appointed the lead on health and wellbeing for Chelsea Pensioners as her advisor on improving support for care home nurses. Professor Deborah Sturdy OBE will provide the chief nursing officer for England, Ruth May, with expert advice from those nurses working to deliver the high-quality clinical care for people living […]