Spotlight on: Workforce wellbeing
This page brings together some of the creative and inspirational ways our members and their colleagues have found to help support and encourage workforce wellbeing.
Ambitions for change: Improving healthcare in care homes
This document describes the care home sector across the UK as it currently stands, how health and wellbeing has traditionally been supported in care homes and sets out what good healthcare provision in a care home environment should look like.
Talking heads: Perspectives from the COVID-19 pandemic
Perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic and its affect on members' mental and emotional health, aired at the BGS Autumn Meeting 2020.
NAHP Council Peer support meeting content
#NurseAHPcouncil online meeting
Wednesday 24th February 2021
National networking through peer support and professional development
How do I manage delirium in older people with COVID-19?
Delirium is now recognised as a common symptom of coronavirus, and older people living in long-term care facilities are at higher risk, especially those with dementia.
Presentation slides: BGS Spring Meeting 2019
The BGS Spring Meeting was held on 10-12 April 2019 in Cardiff.
13. CGA in Primary Care Settings: Patients presenting with depression
Dealing with the management of depression as part of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment including the treatments to consider.
14. CGA in Primary Care Settings: Patients presenting with confusion and delirium
The prevalence of delirium in the community is 1-2 per cent but this rises to 14 per cent in people over 85, and in nursing homes or post acute care settings, can be up to 60 per cent. This guide deals with risk factors, diagnosis and management of this condition.
15. CGA in Primary Care Settings: Mental capacity issues
Assessment of mental capacity should be a routine part of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment. This guide lays out the principles which govern testing mental capacity, advance care decisions and powers of attorney, along with the safeguards.
16. CGA in Primary Care Settings: Patients presenting with urinary incontinence
Bladder control problems are a common problem in older people and result from a variety of causes. Continence issues are an essential part of any Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment, and this guide examines the causes, assessment, management and treatments available.