Priority 19 from the Multiple Conditions in Later Life PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the cause and impact of poor sleep on older people with multiple health conditions? What are the most effective ways to address it? (JLA PSP Priority 19)
Overall ranking 19
JLA question ID 0064/19
Explanatory note This question came from all forms of survey respondent. 

None identified that applied directly to all conditions in the over 85s

Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples 'Is any research being done into sleep problems. I feel that insufficient notice is taken of poor sleep patterns which can leave the patient and carer very tired during the day, and consequently less able to take advantage of the services that are available.' Older person
Submitted by All forms of respondent - patients, carers, health and social care professionals
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0064
PSP name Multiple Conditions in Later Life
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 97  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 24 April 2018