Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute for Health Research (13/54/34)
Received: 2 August 2017
Accepted: 16 February 2018
First Online: 7 March 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study has been approved by the National Research Ethics Committee North West – GM West, 16/08/2016, reference 16/NW/0552.Written consent will be obtained before inviting a participant to complete the baseline questionnaires.
: Not applicable.
: Peter Bullock is the chief executive of Age UK North Staffordshire. The remaining authors have declared that they have no conflicts of interest. Neither the sponsor or funder will have a role in in study design; collection, management, analysis and interpretation of data or writing of this manuscript.
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