Resources to support improving urgent care for older people

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We have created a suite of resources to accompany the report, Growing Old Together. These resources help raise awareness of the need for improvement in urgent care for older people, support the work of the Commission and provide examples of initiatives across England that have already improved care and reduced pressure on local health services.

Growing old together: Sharing new ways to support older eople

The full report from the Commission on Improving Urgent Care for Older People

Where good practice is happening

This map shows where organisations across England have implemented new ways of working to successfully improve urgent care for older people in their area.

Click on each of the pins for an overview of the project, the name of the organisation and a link to the full case study.

The Case for Change

This infographic summarises the case for change in improving urgent care for older people. 

Key principles

The eight key principles of the report from the Commission.

What the evidence tells us

This literature review identifies the key issues and themes relating to further improving this area of care. Carried out by Contact Consulting and the University of Birmingham, the review highlights a number of findings, which have helped inform the Commission’s final report.

Improving urgent care for older people: The animation

Watch this three-minute animation, which highlights the challenges to providing urgent care to older people, the motivation behind the Commission's work, and the people who are delivering it. 


Questions and answers about the Commission and its work.

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