What is delirium and why does it matter?

Let’s talk about delirium – simply because it is something that can affect many people, especially older people, and it can be triggered by illness, stress, or by being hospitalised. So what is delirium? Delirium is that state of worse-than-usual mental confusion, which if brought on by an unusual amount of stress on the body. … Continued

Important information about the EU settlement scheme

This is an important message for any EU, EEA and Swiss citizens resident in the UK and their non-EU family members. If you have yet to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme you need to do this before 30 June 2021. As you may know, the EU Settlement Scheme allows EU, EEA and Swiss citizens resident … Continued

A fond farewell and a new opportunity!

 We are bidding a fond farewell to Carol Gibbons who has stepped down as one of our trustees after 4 years of wonderful service. Here’s what she had to say about her time championing independent advocacy for older people. “When I first heard about the Older People’s Advocacy Alliance, everyone was so impressed with their … Continued