Briefing: Age-Friendly Community approaches in the UK and Republic of Ireland

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
August 7, 2017
Author
Neil Reeder LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • Adult social care
  • care and support for people with dementia
  • community engagement
  • Dementia
  • Voluntary and community sector
Categories
Caring for People, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Health, public health, adult social care, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement, Wellbeing and Fun
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