Enabling a good quality of life for older people
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Enabling a good quality of life for older people

Joyce A Forge Lead, RCN Retired Members Network

Nurses have a responsibility to promote health and well-being among the people they care for

A report by Age UK (2017) shines a light on how the system of health and care is working for older people in England. It shows the immense challenges facing the increasing numbers of older people who need care, and the effect of the failure to provide it on their health and well-being, as well as on the NHS.

Nursing Older People. 29, 9, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/nop.29.9.14.s17

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