Priority 3 from Multiple Conditions in Later Life PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the most effective, cost effective and acceptable strategies for the prevention of multiple conditions in later life? (JLA PSP Priority 3)
Overall ranking 3
JLA question ID 0064/3
Explanatory note Notably, this question arose from the narratives of health and social care professionals only. They saw ill health in older age as something that could be prevented. In contrast, the narratives of older people and carers were more concerned with the current experience of being older and suffering with multiple health conditions.  

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

'what can we do to prevent the conditions occurring in the first instance, i.e a baseline of what we can do to tackle comorbidity?' Health and social care professionals 

Submitted by 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