Alcohol and older people project adopted by Help the Aged and Age Concern

Date: 25 June 2009

A recently completed piece of research funded by Help the Aged and undertaken by the Applied Social Science Unit for Research and Evaluation (ASSURE) has highlighted a lack of services for those over the age of 60. It was found that for example a lack of bereavement counselling resulted in increased alcohol consumption and social isolation amongst this age group. Following the report by ASSURE, Help the Agedwill be reviewing their services.

 

Further information

Associated staff: Cheryl Simmill-Binning, Alison Wilson

Associated departments and research centres: Applied Social Science, Assure Evaluation

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