‘A Presumption of Equality’ by Andrew Harrop looks at mid-income older people, a group who have been overlooked in political and media debates about later life.
A European Commission report published in 2013 finds that women in Europe received pensions that were 39 per cent lower on average than those of men.
Case No: CO/6626/2012 Date 7 November 2012 Link to judgment R (on the application of South West Care Homes Ltd) v Devon County Council  EWHC 2967(Admin) Discrimination grounds Age & Disability Summary of case The Claimants owned and operated 400 care homes in Devon. These homes had elderly and/or disabled residents some of whom …
Case No: CO/5670/2012 Date 21 December 2012 Link to judgment R (on the application of Coleman) v London Borough of Barnet  EWHC 3725 (Admin) Discrimination grounds Age & Disability Summary of case The Claimant was a disabled man cared for at home by his mother. He had with many other local people benefitted from …
In February 2013, the Department for Work and Pensions published ‘Employing older workers. An employer’s guide to today’s multi-generational workforce’.
In March 2013, the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) published a compendium of essays called ‘Has the Sisterhood forgotten older women?’ edited by Sally-Marie Bamford and Jessica Watson.
In February 2013, the Care Quality Commission published a report on home care services.
On 13 February 2013 the Government published ‘Fulfilling Potential: Building a deeper understanding of disability in the UK today’.
‘Getting off Lightly or Feeling the Pinch?’ is a human rights and equality impact assessment of the public spending cuts on older women in Coventry.
Published in November 2011, the report examines how public spending cuts have affected a wide range of older people’s social care services in the capital.