· Your Voice In Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland ·
The Department of Health has issued this document for consultation. The consultation closes on December 28th 2012.
The Older People’s Service Framework aims to improve the health and well-being of older people, their carers and families by setting 46 standards in relation to:
The Patient and Client Council established and supported a reference group of older people who gave ongoing comments and input to this document as it developed.
The Reference Group comprised of 17 older people from diverse backgrounds with recent and current experience of using the services under consideration as patients, clients and carers. Members were active in communities of older people across Northern Ireland and were able to reflect genuine patient and carer views on the developing standards.
The Older People's Service Framework is now out for consultation. The document can be found at:
The report of the Reference Group can be found at:
For further information – or to make a comment on the consultation – please contact Richard Dixon on 0800 917 0222 or e-mail email@example.com
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