This UK report aims to raise awareness of an often overlooked population, to promote greater understanding of support needs and recommend approaches that offer better, high quality care. 16 pages. Last reviewed March 2019.
This rapid response report was intended to help Canadian health care decision-makers, health care professionals and others to make well-informed decisions to improve the quality of care. 8 pages. Last reviewed March 2019.
This conference report is organized into sections focused on care and support, research, awareness raising, stigma reduction, cross-cutting issues and what success might look like. 23 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This report examines the benefits of social participation and makes recommendations for a tool or tools based on the evidence to evaluate the impacts of social centres in the future. 84 pages. Last reviewed October 2018.
This global report from the World Federation of the Deafblind seeks to start a dialogue between international disability rights and development stakeholders and is on based on research combining the largest population-based analysis of persons with deafblindness. 66 pages. Last reviewed September 2018.
This report is authored by Dr. Samir Sinha, Allan McKee, Ivy Wong, Julie Dunning, Michael Nicin, and Dr. John Muscedere. It shows that frailty is a common condition more prevalent in older populations, which increases an individual’s risk of falls, emergency department visits, hospitalization, institutionalization, and death. The problem, the authors argue, is that frailty is not being measured consistently in Canada, which makes it difficult for health providers and governments to address.
This Canadian annual report released in 2017 addresses the aging inmate population and provides health care recommendations for federal corrections, prevention of deaths in custody, conditions of confinement, Indigenous corrections, reintegration, and federally sentenced women.
This publication by the Parliamentary Committee on Palliative and Compassionate Care advocates for the implementation of a number of recommendations related to palliative and end-of-life care, suicide prevention and elder abuse. 192 pages. Last reviewed July 2018.
This report describes a project undertaken in Toronto to engage with older adults to map how well a specific neighbourhood was equipped to support aging in place, identify barriers and strategies to enhance the livability of the community. 80 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.