Age equality and age discrimination in social care: An interim practice guide
SCIE Guide 35
Published: September 2010
This interim guide aims to help managers, commissioners, providers and practitioners in all sectors of adult social care to:
- acknowledge and understand the occurrence, risks and effects of age discrimination
- identify key features of an age-equalities approach to social care
- recognise some of the obstacles to achieving age equality and reducing age discrimination
- share information, develop ideas, and implement changes to overcome the obstacles.