ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 60
Plain English recommendation
Ensure older people receive an adequate pension, care and treatment.
Educate all health care workers on the rights of older people, and the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Original UN recommendation
The Committee reiterates its previous recommendation (see E/C.12/GBR/CO/5, para. 34) and urges the State party to take all necessary measures to ensure adequate pension benefits, care and treatment of older people, including by carrying out training programmes for doctors and health-care professionals about the rights of older persons and the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Date of UN examination
UN article number
9 (social protection), 11 (adequate standard of living)