Independent Age in the News

Daily Mail

Employment rates for people aged over 80

Comment from Janet Morrison on a story looking at rising employment rates among people in their eighties and nineties. Read the full story in the Daily Mail.

Guardian

Funding of social care

Analysis from the Guardian on the social care funding crisis, with reference to the letter to the Prime Minister coordinated by Independent Age and signed by 75 organisations and leading voices in the sector. Read the full article in the Guardian.

BBC News

Open letter to the Prime Minister

Coverage of an open letter to the Prime Minister on health and social care, coordinated by Independent Age and signed by 75 organisations and leading voices in the sector. Read the full article on BBC News.

Daily Express

Experiences of unpaid carers

Comment from Janet Morrison on new research looking at the experiences of people who provide unpaid care to family or friends. Read the full article in the Daily Express.

The Daily Mail

Response to Jeremy Hunt’s comments on social care

Our comment from Simon in response to Jeremy Hunt’s evidence to a Lords Committee on NHS sustainability were featured in the Daily Mail

Daily Mail

CQC comments on private care providers

Comment from Independent Age on CQC evidence to the Health Select Committee that claimed care providers were increasingly pulling out of contracts with councils. Rad the full story in the Daily Mail.

Daily Mail

Healthy life expectancy figures show inequalities

Janet Morrison is quoted in the Daily Mail in a story on new national statistics showing a 20-year gap between healthy life expectancy across the UK.

The Guardian

Rise in patients treated for malnutrition

Our response to the Department of Health figures showing a significant increase in hospital beds in England taken up by people with malnutrition was featured in The Guardian.

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