Ageing Well

JSNA Ageing Well Graphic

Due to demographic changes, we have an increasing proportion of older people in the Oldham population. At this stage of the life course, the need for health and social care begins to increase.

The PHE resource can be used to examine the health and care of older people across local authorities in England. The interactive tool enables identification, comparison and monitoring of trends for 41 indicators.

The profile is designed to support those responsible for delivering strategies for prevention and early intervention to improve the health and wellbeing of older adults, as well as those providing evidence and intelligence to support the development of Joint Strategic Needs Assessments.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) published older peoples’ profiles in September 2018 to help identify issues within/across the health and care systems in a local area. The profile for Oldham includes information on activity, levels of provision, quality, staffing and user experience of adult social care (ASC) and activity through acute hospitals.

Further analysis by the Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) found that within GM, Oldham is one of the two top performers when measured against England and comparator local authorities.  Oldham has good performance compared with similar areas in terms of ASC staff turnover rates, length of stay in acute hospital and people still in reablement 91 days after discharge.

This report draws together existing Census and survey data, and original data gathered through a series of focus groups, to explore older BAME people’s experiences of health and social care in Greater Manchester.


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