Guidance

Health inequalities in ageing in rural and coastal areas

An evidence summary of health inequalities among older people in coastal and rural areas.

Documents

Health inequalities in older populations in coastal and rural areas: executive summary and main messages

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Health inequalities in older populations in coastal and rural areas: full report

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Health inequalities in older populations in coastal and rural areas: annexe – included studies

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Details

This review provides evidence on the health inequalities experienced by older populations in coastal and rural areas, together with a summary of key considerations to reduce inequalities and promote healthy ageing in these areas. It comprises a literature review supplemented with case studies, and brings together a range of information in one place with links to published research to:

  • build knowledge and an evidence base within the health and care system, including local authorities and other organisations, of the key health inequality issues for older populations in rural and coastal areas

  • support and promote the implementation of considerations to address health inequalities experienced by older people in rural and coastal areas

Published 19 August 2019