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.
NHS RightCare: Frailty toolkit
This toolkit provides expert practical advice and guidance on how to commission and provide the best system wide care for people living with frailty.
Presentation slides: BGS Scotland Spring Meeting 2019
View and download slides from the BGS Scotland Spring Meeting & NRS Ageing Specialty Group held on 26 April 2019 in Edinburgh.
BOAST: The care of the older or frail orthopaedic trauma patient
This standard has been jointly produced by the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), the British Geriatrics Society (BGS) and other organisations.