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Обеспечение безопасности и формирование навыков безопасного поведения пожилых людей в повседневной жизни: опыт Великобритании

Informing about safety along with the creation of safe living and movement conditions is an important task for preserving the independence of the elderly. The article describes the experience of the UK in limiting risk factors that can lead to various injuries of older people and even their death. The success and effectiveness of measures, which ensure safe living of elderly people, can be assessed through such indicators as age-standardized mortality rate from external causes and life expectancy at age 65. According to these indicators Russia significantly behind the UK, and given the global trend of an ageing population, we should use the experience of UK in our country.