Action Plan

Public Health England's mission is to protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities.

Commitment 1 - Relating to:

Enhance research, data and intelligence to support interventions to promote healthy ageing, including reducing risk of dementia, MSK health including primary prevention of falls.

 

How will your organisation achieve Commitment 1?

 

Produce high quality metrics via the Healthy Ageing Fingertips profile and Dementia Intelligence Network  to support commissioning practice in relation to healthy ageing and dementia .

  • We have the right to continue with day to day and family life, without discrimination or unfair cost, to be accepted and included in our communities and not live in isolation or loneliness.

Commitment 2 - Relating to:

Reduce health inequalities in relation to productive healthy ageing, dementia and MSK health.

 

How will your organisation achieve Commitment 2?

Implementation of the Healthy Ageing Consensus which sets out the key principles of reducing health inequalities, along with reducing ageism and age stereotypes (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/healthy-ageing-consensus-statement)

Public heatlh England will seek to further build on the evidence gained from its recently published evidence review on heatlh inequalities in ageing in rural and coastal areas:  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/health-inequalities-in-ageing-in-rural-and-coastal-areas

 

  • We have the right to continue with day to day and family life, without discrimination or unfair cost, to be accepted and included in our communities and not live in isolation or loneliness.

Commitment 3 - Relating to: Older People

Provide system leadership for Productive Healthy Ageing and dementia risk reduction, increasing public and professional awareness of the key public health interventions and how to increase years of healthy life expectancy

 

How will your organisation achieve Commitment 3?

Through building on the momentum of the Healthy Ageing Consensus Statement, by encouraging more organisations to become signatories, and inviting champions to work with us to share experiences and inspire action. Public Health England will undertake a stocktake exercise at 6 and 12 months to explore what actions have been taken across the system to deliver on the 5 key principles, and will showcase good practice and exemplars. PHE plans to relaunch the consensus statement 1 year on and will reflect on progress

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/healthy-ageing-consensus-statement

  • We have the right to continue with day to day and family life, without discrimination or unfair cost, to be accepted and included in our communities and not live in isolation or loneliness.