BGS Position Statement: Person-centred acute hospital care for people with dementia
Around half of people aged over 70 who are admitted to hospital as an emergency have a cognitive disorder such as dementia. This BGS position statement sets out the principles of good person-centred care for older people admitted to acute hospitals with dementia.
Training requirements for higher specialist trainees: Tissue viability
This page clarifies the training standards for higher specialist trainees in geriatric medicine in tissue viability in the context of the new training curriculum and syllabus.
Training requirements for higher specialist trainees: Community liaison and practice
This page clarifies the training standards for higher specialist trainees in Geriatric Medicine in community liaison and practice in the context of the new training curriculum and syllabus.
COVID-19: Preventing nosocomial infection in older people
This resource provides practical steps that can be taken to protect older patients against nosocomial (hospital-acquired) COVID-19 on acute wards this winter.
Presentation Recordings: 2021 North West Autumn Meeting
Presentations from 2021 North West Autumn Meeting (3 CPD Points)
Although much progress has been made in defining best practice, setting standards for delivery and improving the processes of care, there is still variability; there is no consistent delivery or outcomes.
AGENDA: Issue 83 | Community
The relaunch issue! With a brand new look, feel and name, the BGS Newsletter debuts as AGENDA, with a celebration of community services around the country working to keep older people healthy and out of hospital. This content is limited to members only.
Delirium Hub: Education and training
This section of the Delirium Hub contains resources which focus on staff training and how to educate patients and relatives.
Delirium Hub: Research
This section of the BGS Delirium Hub examines some of the current research and evidence on delirium.
Delirium Hub: Introduction
A series of resources which provide an introductory overview of delirium.
Presentation Recordings: 2021 South East and South West Thames Joint Region Meeting
Presentations from 2021 South East and South West Thames Joint Region Meeting (4 CPD Points)