COVID-19: wider impacts on people aged 65 and over

Public Health England published guidance on an estimation of the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) on physical activity and falls in older adults and recommendations to mitigate these effects.

This report looks at how the wider impacts of COVID-19 have affected older people (65 years and over), with a focus upon deconditioning and falls. Estimates of these impacts on physical activity levels and rates of falls in older people are provided. The report also summarises recommendations aimed at mitigating these impacts and to improve older adult mental and physical health.

click here for the following guidance.