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Healthy Ageing Network

The West Midlands Healthy Ageing Network has been developed to support the Healthy Ageing priority of Directors of Public Health and Directors of Adult Social Services.  The vision is to foster collaboration across the region to improve outcomes for the ageing population.

Healthy Ageing Digest - Issue 1

This digest brings together a collection of useful information including forthcoming events/training opportunities, news and publications for anyone who has an interest in Healthy Ageing.

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Healthy ageing in the West Midlands - Findings of the West Midlands Healthy Ageing and Frailty Project

Background
Healthy ageing and the management of the frail elderly is a shared regional priority for public health (both Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) and Public Health England (PHE)), the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) and the NHS. It is also a key focus for the community and voluntary sector. Recent regional work has explored evidence-based action, local practice and local performance, culminating in 10 priority actions for the West Midlands and best practice examples.

Results
Through the evidence review, and qualitative interviews and questionnaires with all local authorities, we were able to identify 10 priority actions. These are not in priority order but loosely progress from how all partners should be working together to what they should be doing.

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Contact Us

You can get in touch with us at:

Sandwell MBC
Freeth Street
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 3DE

Helen O'Donnell - 07815 490 436
Rajdeep Atwal - 0845 352 7672

administrator@lfphwm.org.uk

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Freeth Street
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West Midlands
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Rajdeep Atwal - 0121 569 5121