By Sandra Fredman, Sarah Spencer
To what volume is age unavoidably associated with declining potential? What are the targets of a coverage on age equality, and the way can those be discovered in legislations? How should still legislation and coverage deal with age discrimination in healthiness, schooling and employment? may still teenagers be handled within the related means as older humans? This e-book solutions those questions in a chain of chapters through specialists from a variety of disciplines. It examines the character of the getting older method and gives an in depth research of the idea that of age equality.
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Community Care Statistics 2000: residential personal social services for adults, England table R2. 33 Figures are taken from the National Service Framework for Older People, March 2001, 7. 32 Sandra Fredman poverty’, having insufficient income to heat their homes to the appropriate standard for health and comfort. It has been shown that in 1996, 60 per cent of single pension households suffered fuel poverty. The main causes of such poverty are low income and living in an energy inefficient home, both of which as we have seen affect older people particularly.
5 The great majority of health care costs we incur are in the last few months of life whatever the age at which we set about dying. Average costs of health care rise in later life because a higher percentage of people in later ages are going through the business of dying. Furthermore, the costs of dying in later life are less than those of dying earlier, not least because of the expensive but often predictably futile care that is thrown at younger people with fatal disease. The longer we delay the onset of fatal disease the cheaper the business of dying.
Moreover, not all distinctions are discriminatory. The crucial challenge is therefore to demarcate valid from invalid distinctions. What role then can equality play? 63 63 See further S Fredman, Discrimination Law (Clarendon Law Series, OUP, 2002). 38 Sandra Fredman Closer examination reveals that equality is not a unitary concept, but can be defined differently depending on what aims and objectives are identified. A familiar aim of equality is to achieve consistency: likes should be treated alike.
Age as an Equality Issue by Sandra Fredman, Sarah Spencer