NICE guidelines: Older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions

These latest guidelines from NICE emphasize the importance of empowering older people and their carers to choose and manage their own support.

It makes recommendations about:

  • identifying and assessing social care needs
  • care planning
  • supporting carers
  • integrating health and social care planning
  • delivering care
  • preventing social isolation
  • training practitioners.