Frailty Hub: Education and training

Authors:
BGS Clinical Quality Committee
British Geriatrics Society
Date Published:
24 June 2020
Last updated: 
24 June 2020

Here you can find links to our new frailty e-learning module and other useful training materials.

The BGS has launched an e-learning module on Frailty - identification and interventions which is available to view with or without accredited CPD (10 hours). 

BGS members can access this material on a reference-only basis free of charge. 

The module covers:

  • 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
  • Advocacy for frail older people
  • Demonstration of experience working in a unit with a frailty pathway
To access the e-learning module and view prices, please click here.

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