Recommendation ID

What are the most effective and cost-effective interventions to challenge stereotypes and change employers' and workforce attitudes towards older employees?

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Negative attitudes and stereotyping have led to some older people retiring before they wanted to. Changing attitudes and reducing stereotyping may result in people working for longer, with all the associated benefits for them and society. Reducing negative attitudes may also improve mental health and wellbeing and reduce distress arising from exposure to negative stereotyping.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Workplace health: management practices
Date issued
June 2015

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 17/11/2016