Quality statements

Quality statements

Statement 1 Older people who are at risk of a decline in their independence and mental wellbeing are identified by service providers.

Statement 2 Older people most at risk of a decline in their independence and mental wellbeing are offered tailored, community-based physical activity programmes.

Statement 3 Older people most at risk of a decline in their independence and mental wellbeing are offered a range of activities to build or maintain social participation.

NICE has developed guidance and a quality standard on patient experience in adult NHS services and service user experience in adult mental health services (see the NICE pathway on patient experience in adult NHS services and service user experience in adult mental health services), which should be considered alongside these quality statements.

Other quality standards that should be considered when commissioning or providing services to improve older people's independence and mental wellbeing include:

A full list of NICE quality standards is available from the quality standards topic library.