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COVID-19 impact on older people’s mental and physical health

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COVID-19 impact on older people’s mental and physical health

This report finds that the impact of the pandemic on the health and wellbeing of some older people is so demonstrably severe that it raises big questions over whether they will be able to ‘bounce back’.

The adverse effect may prove long lasting in many cases, or even irreversible, with big implications for the NHS and social care in the months and years to come. More……