Significant Demographic change , people living longer , change affecting demand on healthcare

Significant Demographic change , people living longer , change affecting demand on healthcare

Wild Card's progress: advanced

This Wild Card came from: 
Interviews

The source of this Wild Card: 
Neil MUNDY, Ellingham Associates, interviewed by RTC North

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2025

Wild Card's description 
If demographic change created overwhelming demand on healthcare through an ageing population, more home based personalised care, higher hospital admissions, increased levels of Dementia, and dramatic resource implications of treating morbidity. It would certainly help if Europe concentrated on developing methods of prevention, education on diet and exercise to encourage social responsibility