Ageing and life-course

Publications on ageing and life course

Highlights

Integrated care for older people (‎ICOPE)‎: guidance for person-centred assessment and pathways in primary care

The ICOPE guidance for person-centred assessment and pathways in primary care (ICOPE Handbook) helps community health and care workers put the recommendations outlined in the ICOPE Guidelines into practice. The Handbook assists with setting person-centred goals, screening for loss in a range of domains of intrinsic capacity and assessing health and social care needs to develop a personalised care plan.

Integrated care for older people (‎ICOPE)‎ implementation framework: guidance for systems and services

Alongside supporting community-level services, the Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) approach helps broader health and social care systems effectively respond to the diverse and complex needs of older people. The ICOPE Implementation Framework provides guidance for policy makers and programme managers to concretely assess and measure the capacity of services and systems to deliver integrated care at the community level.

World report on ageing and health

This report outlines a framework for action to foster Healthy Ageing built around the new concept of functional ability. Making these investments will have valuable social and economic returns, both in terms of health and wellbeing of older people and in enabling their on-going participation in society.

Global strategy and action plan on ageing and health 2016-2020

This Strategy, formulated in consultation with Member States and expert groups, focuses on five strategic objectives and is a significant step forward in establishing a framework for achieving the vision that all people can live long and healthy lives.