Tag Archives: WRVS

Measuring National Wellbeing (House of Commons Library)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary There is an increasing interest worldwide in measuring and monitoring wellbeing, whether at the individual, social … Continue reading

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Ageing Across Europe (WRVS)

Summary This Women’s Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) research examines a range of indicators including health, wealth and levels of loneliness in four countries (the UK, Germany, Netherlands and Sweden). The UK was rated as falling in third position in terms … Continue reading

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Shaping Our Age: Involving Older People in Improving Their Well-Being (WRVS)

Summary Mental health problems are a common issue, particularly for people with depression and dementia. Poor health generally brings with it fear of personal dependence. This report examines accepted definitions of well-being for the elderly UK population, the “causes” of … Continue reading

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