Posted in A2 Sociology: Crime and Deviance, GCSE Sociology

GCSE and A2 Crime and Deviance: ‘High social cost’ adults can be predicted from as young as three, says study

20% of population uses majority of public services, research shows, indicating long-term importance of early years investment for disadvantaged children.

Read on: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/dec/12/high-social-cost-adults-can-be-identified-from-as-young-as-three-says-study?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Email

 

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Posted in AS Sociology: Family, Uncategorized

AS: Ageing Britain

How relevant is this?! Front page of The Guardian today:

Loneliness ‘forces older people into hospitals’ and strains services, say senior doctors

Call for community support and recognition of the effects of isolation, which is becoming a ‘major health concern’

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/feb/01/loneliness-forces-older-people-into-hospitals-and-strains-services-say-senior-doctors

Ageing Britain: two-fifths of NHS budget is spent on over-65s

Data produced for the Guardian shows how health spending is split across age groups, with costs set to rise as people live longer:

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/feb/01/ageing-britain-two-fifths-nhs-budget-spent-over-65s