Keeping older people safe and well at home
These resources have been developed to help keep older people safe at home by reducing deconditioning and falls hazards, supporting people with conditions such as dementia or Parkinson's, and improving overall wellbeing to help to keep their minds and bodies active.
Silver Book II: Geriatric syndromes
This chapter of the Silver Book II covers the presentation of common geriatric conditions in an urgent care context.
Presentation slides: 20th International Conference on Falls and Postural Stability
The 20th International Conference on Falls and Postural Stability was held on 20 September 2019 in London.
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.
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.
RCP Falls and Fragility Audit Programme (FFFAP) patient resources
The Royal College of Physicians Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit Programme (FFFAP) has developed a series of patient and public centred resources to support better care.
BGS Newsletter: Issue 70 April/May 2019
Featuring coverage from the BGS Spring Meeting 2019, ageing and the healthy brain, the importance of research, and how Malaysia is helping to raise awareness of falls.
Age and Ageing collection: Falls in older people
These articles have been selected by the Editor of Age and Ageing for inclusion in this special collection of the Journal's best articles on falls.
Age and Ageing collection: Bone health in older people
A selection of publications on aspects of bone health published in Age and Ageing over the years.
NFPCG evidence briefing: Multifactorial falls-prevention interventions
This briefing examines evidence on falls prevention from the Cochrane Library.
Strong, Steady & Straight: NOS Exercise and Osteoporosis Consensus Statement
Strong, Steady and Straight is an expert consensus statement on physical activity and exercise for osteoporosis from the National Osteoporosis Society, supported by the BGS.