Recommendation ID
What effect does the temperature in the home have on the rate of illness, death and quality of life of different groups of vulnerable people?
Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)
This includes the effect and interaction of multiple vulnerabilities (such as age and pre-existing
disease). It also includes the effects of intervening factors like fuel poverty, poor housing and outdoor temperature. Analysis is needed of existing UK-based databases.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Excess winter deaths and illness and the health risks associated with cold homes
Date issued
March 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 23/04/2015