This report argues that councils and providers should be given the tools by government to incentivise and accelerate the development of retirement communities as they could play a preventative role in addressing the adult social care funding crisis and keeping people out of hospital longer.
Involving marginalised older people in group activities is key to achieving equality. This briefing and practical workbook detail a spatial approach to working with marginalised communities. The model considers the size and geographical distribution of different communities as a way of engaging them in group activities.
The review identifies gaps and priorities for further research on the social impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and proposes policies to mitigate the impacts of social distancing and isolation and prevent the widening of social inequalities.
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