Frailty - Identification and Interventions

Course provided by British Geriatrics Society

£150.00
10 hrs cpd
Online course
Improving Outcomes For Those With Frailty
Course Overview

Definition of frailty
Frailty scales
Prevalence of frailty in different settings: community, care homes, acute admissions and inpatients
Theories underpinning the pathophysiology of frailty
Clinical presentation of frail older people
Adverse outcomes of frailty in different settings: community and inpatients
Evidence based interventions to improve outcomes for frail older people in a range of settings
Robustly articulate arguments to focus on the care of older people
Able to employ a range of teaching techniques to influence colleagues behaviours to older people
Frailty Core Capabilities Framework (understanding tiers and articulate
Person’s experience of living with Frailty and patient outcomes desired to see
Care planning
Treatment
Language of frailty – conversations with carers
Advocate for frail older people
Demonstrate experience working in a unit with a frailty pathway

Course price £150 BGS members/£300 non-members
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