Other Key Information:
Older Peoples Isolation Index: Results for Wirral (March 2015)
Wirral postcodes were mapped by their chance of containing older people who are at risk of social isolation, using an older people isolation index (OPII) based on Mosaic geodemographic data. We found that Bidston & St James ward and Birkenhead & Tranmere ward had the highest average older people isolation index score. There were three hotspots of potential older people at risk of isolation around Oxton, West Kirby & Hoylake, and New Ferry, Bebington & Bromborough.
Older People and Social Isolation: review of the evidence (May 2015)
Produced by Business & Public Health Intelligence Team
Wirral District Community Safety Plan 2015/16 produced by Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service. Highlights some key issues related to isolation and local Fire & Rescue services in Wirral
The Older People’s Health and Wellbeing Profile produced by Public Health England and can be used to examine the health and care of older people by local authority in England. This tool enables identification, comparison and monitoring of trends through interactive charts of 41 indicators. The tool is designed to support 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 for their local area.
What is life like for an older person in the UK today? (Added November 2014): The Office for National Statistics have produced an infographic representing a range of ONS statistics on people aged 65+.
Key information sources for you to consider:
Health and social care outcomes frameworks (Collection)
Public Health England Data and Knowledge Gateway
Child and Maternal Health