How do I care for a person with a stoma and dementia?
Symptoms associated with dementia can add to the challenges of managing a stoma and this resource offers some practical tips.
How can advance care planning improve end of life care for nursing home residents?
Advance care planning (ACP) is a process of engagement with the person, their family and a member of the nursing home team which promotes inclusivity and personalisation.
How can I provide person-centred care for older people living with frailty?
As frailty progresses, individuals become more susceptible to developing conditions known as frailty syndromes, which may include multiple falls, acute confusion/delirium, sudden loss of mobility and incontinence.
How would I recognise if someone with dementia was experiencing anxiety or depression?
Depression and anxiety can severely affect the quality of life of those living with dementia but the overlap of symptoms can present challenges.
NIHR Themed Review - Comprehensive care for older people living with frailty in hospitals
This review features 53 studies funded by the National Institute of Health Research, which was set up to address the needs of the NHS.
Evidence based nutrition and healthy ageing- time for a paradigm shift
Dr Alicja Baczynska considers the association between frailty and poor dietary choices.
Promoting independence through intermediate care
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) and Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has published this practical guide for staff providing intermediate care services.
Respiratory disease: Research Articles
A list of recommended scientific research papers, recommended by the British Geriatrics Society Respiratory Group, related to COPD and respiratory issues
History of geriatric medicine in the UK: Joseph Rogers and the 1867 Metropolitan Poor Act and emergence of state hospitals
Michael Denham discusses the emergence of state hospitals - an improvement on the quackery and inadequate regulation of medical services which prevailed in the UK
BGS Falls and Postural Stability Meeting - 2018 Conference Report
Rachel Tarling reports on the 2018 BGS Falls and Postural Stability conference.
Hospitals fulfilling patients’ end of life care wishes win national award
A report on awards to hospitals who have completed the Gold Standards Framework (end of life care) and have received awards for the improvements this has wrought in their services.