October/November 2011 (vol. 08/3)

ContentsFeaturesNewsLegal NewsResearch DigestResearch PlusCPD

An ageing workforce

Implications for occupational health


Organisations are not fully prepared for the consequences of an ageing workforce, argues Karen Coomer. An age-managed approach focusing on the Work Ability Index is an appropriate response, but to be successful requires a wider public or organisational health approach in the workplace.

Ageing is a political, organisational and individual concern. Questions about how older people will live, what they.…

Karen Coomer is an occupational health nurse practitioner and the director of KC Business Health Ltd.

Author: Coomer K


Occupational Health at Work October/November 2011 (vol. 08/3) pp15-18

Download full article