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‘The billion dollar question’: embedding prevention in older people’s services - 10 ‘high impact’ changes

Allen, Kerry and Glasby, Jon (2010) ‘The billion dollar question’: embedding prevention in older people’s services - 10 ‘high impact’ changes. Discussion Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.


URL of Published Version: http://www.hsmc.bham.ac.uk/publications/policy-papers/policy-paper-eight.pdf

Identification Number/DOI: 978 07044 28089


This paper reviews emerging evidence around prevention in older people’s services.It identifies and reviews ten high impact changes covering: promoting healthy lifestyles; vaccination; screening; falls prevention; housing adaptations and practical support; telecare and technology; intermediate care; re-ablement; partnership working; and, personalisation

Type of Work:Monograph (Discussion Paper)
School/Faculty:Colleges (2008 onwards) > College of Social Sciences
Number of Pages:20
Department:Health Services Management Centre

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Date:August 2010
Series/Collection Name:HSMC Policy Papers
Keywords:Older people, Service delivery, Preventive measures, Health promotion
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
ID Code:759

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