Rise in life expectancy needs special attention
‘Active ageing’ initiative aimed at maximising well-being
People with learning disabilities are living longer and services need to reflect this, delegates at the conference were told. Edge Hill University senior lecturer Jim Ridley said: ‘When we think about people with learning disabilities, we know there has been a significant rise in life expectancy over the past 60 years and longer.
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