Public Health England (PHE) and the Cambridge Institute of Public Health have produced a summary of reviews which offer evidence to support the commissioning of interventions concerning a range of modifiable lifestyle risk factors / unhealthy behaviours in older adults.
The aim is to help local authorities and CCGs identify which interventions a most likely to promote healthy behaviours and prevent cognitive decline for older adults living in the community. The focus is on lifestyle behaviour change programmes and evidence-based prevention packages for older adults.
The main section headings/ sub-headings in this report comprise:
- Purpose of this resource.
- Evidence synthesis.
- Physical activity.
- Cognitive stimulation.
- Leisure activity.
- Related guidance.
Changing risk behaviours and promoting cognitive health in older adults: an evidence-based resource for local authorities and commissioners. Prepared by the Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge. London: Public Health England, November 23rd 2016. PHE Publications Gateway No. 2016427.