How does money influence health? – Joseph Rowntree Foundation JRF – 10 March 2014

Posted on March 13, 2014. Filed under: Preventive Healthcare, Public Hlth & Hlth Promotion | Tags: , , |

How does money influence health? – Joseph Rowntree Foundation – 10 March 2014

“This study looks at hundreds of theories to consider how income influences health. There is a graded association between money and health – increased income equates to better health. But the reasons are debated.

Researchers have reviewed theories from 272 wide-ranging papers, most of which examined the complex interactions between people’s income and their health throughout their lives.

Key points

This research identifies four main ways money affects people’s wellbeing:”

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Is excessive paperwork in care homes undermining care for older people? JFR Joseph Rowntree Foundation – 28 February 2014

Posted on March 10, 2014. Filed under: Aged Care / Geriatrics | Tags: , |

Is excessive paperwork in care homes undermining care for older people? JRF Joseph Rowntree Foundation – 28 February 2014

“Are older people in care homes missing out on quality time with staff because workers are preoccupied with paperwork?

Care homes have to regularly complete more than 100 separate items of paperwork, often duplicating the same information, this study found. Researchers visited care homes and spoke to staff who felt they were judged more on their ability to produce paperwork than deliver care.

The research recommends that the sector rethinks its priorities and makes changes to the way it deals with administration so older people can be given more compassionate, personalised care.”

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