Fun-guarding: Does it bring joy?
Consider whether an activity will bring joy to an older person over whether it is socially appropriate, says Jenni Mack.
Fun-guarding: Putting a value on fun
Talk to residents about what they want to achieve and you might be surprised, says Caroline Benham.
Fun-guarding: Involving the family
Many of our most important and fun moments relate to our family, explains David Attwood.
Fun-guarding in care homes: As important as safeguarding?
The first article in our fun-guarding series, George Coxon sets out what fun-guarding is and why it is important.
Big data in geriatric research
What is 'big data', what can it do for geriatric medicine and how can you get involved?
BGS Newsletter: Issue 72 Aug/Sept 2019
This issue features how to help maintain good oral health in older people and gives a snapshot of the political landscape following the appointment of a new Prime Minister.
A Career in Geriatric Medicine
Providing healthcare to older adults is often extremely challenging. Patients often have multiple long-term conditions, and present to healthcare in atypical ways. Doctors need to be highly competent communicators with knowledge of medical ethics, social care and palliative medicine.
BGS Newsletter: Issue 71 July 2019
This issue examines and connects frailty improvement initiatives that exist across the country, and includes results from a BGS trainee survey on less-than-full-time working.
NICE/SCIE Quick Guides: Medicines support
A NICE/SCIE quick guide for care home managers and home care managers providing medicines support.
Clinical guidelines on dementia
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published an updated Quality Standard on dementia describing high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.
Falls Management Exercise (FaME) Implementation Toolkit
This NIHR CLAHRC toolkit provides a suite of resources that commissioners can use to plan, implement and monitor the FaME programme.