Presentation slides: South West Autumn Meeting 2019
View slides from the South West BGS and Ageing Specialty Group CRN Southwest Meeting 2019 held on 3 October 2019 in Exeter.
Fun-guarding: Is safe the enemy of fun?
'Fun' and 'safe' do not have to be opposite concepts, writes Susan Shenkin.
Fun-guarding: How you can get involved
How you can get involved with our 'fun-guarding' project and become a 'fun-guardian' in your area
Fun-guarding: When my time comes
Trisha Elliott reflects on how she would like fun to be guarded when she approaches frailty in older age.
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.