Ashby, SM and Beech, R (2015) Addressing the Healthcare Needs of an Ageing Population The Need for an Integrated Solution. International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine and Public Health, 8 (4). 268 - 271 (4). ISSN 1840-4529

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All stakeholders involved in healthcare are well aware of the ticking time bomb of our ageing world with demand exceeding supply even within the most affluent of countries. The Director- General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently drawn global attention to the fact that even in low income countries people are living longer; however pointedly adds that longevity is not enough. To benefit society as a whole there needs to be a refocus on how later years in life are significant to the older person; with attention to dignity and good health [1].

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Primary Care Health Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2016 10:46
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2019 09:52

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