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1

define ageism

a process of systematic stereotyping and discrimination against people just because they are old

2

by 2050 the proportion of the world's population over 60yrs will be?

22%

3

from 2000 to 2050 the number of people aged 80 and older will increase by how much?

4 fold

4

by 2050 what % of older people will live in low and middle income countries?

80%

5

in the world's poorest countries what are the biggest killers?

heart disease, stroke, lung disease

6

by 2050 the number of older people no longer able to look after themselves is forecast to increase by how much?

4-fold

7

name 3 developed regions in the world

UK, USA, Australia

8

name 3 less developed regions in the world

Iraq, Thailand, Jamaica

9

name 3 least developed countries in the world

Nigeria, Malawi, Pakistan

10

the fastest growing age group in the world is in what age band?

80+ age band

11

give the healthy life expectancy of males and females

males - 63.4, females - 64.1

12

how many people will be carers at some point in their lives

3 in 5

13

how many carers live in a household where no one is in paid work and feel that society does not think about them at all?

50%

14

define multimorbidity

co existence of 2 or more long term conditions in an individual

15

explain complexity

the preferred treatment for one condition may worsen another

16

give 6 examples of options for elderly care

living in home with support from family, living in home with support from social services, sheltered housing, residential home, hospital, nursing home care

17

what are anticipatory care plans

discussion in which individuals, their care providers and those close to them make decisions with respect to their future health or personal and practical aspects of care

18

when should an ACP be done

continuously or at any appropriate time

19

give a legal aspect of ACP

financial power of attorney, welfare power of attorney, guardianship

20

give a personal aspect of ACP

consent to pass on info to relevant others, statement of wishes regarding treatment, preferred place of death

21

give a medical aspect of ACP

home care package, wishes regarding DNR, assessment of competence