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Accidential Injury Task Force's Working Group on Older People - Priorities for prevention (Report to the Department of Health)

Cryer, Colin (2001) Accidential Injury Task Force's Working Group on Older People - Priorities for prevention (Report to the Department of Health). Centre for Health Services Studies, 74 pp. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:8847)

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Abstract

The Accidental Injury Task Force (AITF) was convened to advise the Chief Medical Officer on the prevention of accidental injuries. At its second meeting on 26 February 2001, it agreed to set up three working groups on children, older people and measuring and monitoring injury. The terms of reference of the Working Group on Older People are:

Taking account of Saving Lives, the National Service Framework for Older People, and other relevant initiatives, to advise the Accidental Injury Task Force by its next meeting on 25 June on:

The most important priorities for action to reduce the burden of accidental injury among older people

What further work might be undertaken after 25 June by the working group on

longer-term actions requiring further research

delivery structures to take forward the implementation plan.

The contents of this report are based on 'What Works', and work carried out for the DH by the rapporteur (CC) [Cryer, 1998 #46] [Cryer C, 2000 #98].

Item Type: Research report (external)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Paula Loader
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2009 16:29 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:44 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8847 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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