Priority 12 from the Seniors' Health (Alberta, Canada) PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What strategies best allow older adults to remain in their own homes for as long as possible? (JLA PSP Priority 12)
Overall ranking 12
JLA question ID 0083/12
Explanatory note

The majority of older people want to live in their own homes for as long as possible.  The ways in which this aim can be achieved are varied and people wanted more evidence on how this might be done


 None identified

Health Research Classification System category Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Providing enough support to help keep individuals in their homes for longer. ~ Will I be able to stay in my own home in my own neighbourhood.  ~ It seems like there are too many barriers to  age in home . Home Care is not/ does not provide enough resources. other then that it is too costly to hire out private companies. Therefore a bigger stress is put onto hospitals and continuing care facilities. ~ Seniors should be able to live in their own homes as long as they wish. 
Submitted by  Health/Social care provider  16, Caregiver  5, Older Adult 18
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0083
PSP name Seniors' Health (Alberta, Canada)
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 13 August 2018