Under the skin: listening to the voices of older people on influenza immunisation

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Holden, Dan
Publisher
International Longevity Centre - UK
Date of publication
21 May 2019
Subject(s)
Older Adults, Health Services, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Community Development and Regeneration
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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Preventing ill-health and reducing the burden of disease is increasingly recognised as vital in the context of an ageing society, and influenza immunisation programmes are a key plank of preventative strategies in many countries across the world. Rates of influenza immunisation remain good among older adults, however, in recent years, they have begun to stagnate. This report explores the attitudes of older adults to influenza immunisation.

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