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Aging in the United Kingdom: A review of demographic trends, recent policy developments and care provision

Korea Journal of Population & Development

Author: Bartlett, H. P., Phillips, D. R.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1995


Data from the Office of Population Censuses & Surveys indicate that the characteristics of demographic aging in the UK include a marked reduction in fertility rates, increasing rates of life expectation at birth, increasing dependency ratios & variations in mortality & social class in old age. Recent major policy changes & their impact on care provision are discussed, along with some emerging implementation issues that challenge the potential of such policies to meet the needs of an aging population.

Further Details

Pages: 181-195
Volume: 24
Issue: 2
Accession Number: 18.3.03
Research Notes: electronic copy added 29/08/2013
Keywords: United Kingdomolderpolicy compliance
Reads: 198