BGS Newsletter: Issue 68 December 2018
The final edition of 2018 reflects on the BGS Autumn Meeting 2018, how those involved in the care of older people can work with complexity, and the role of diet and nutrition in healthy ageing.
Global 'Call to Action' on fragility fractures
A global 'Call to Action' has been issued for better care for people suffering from fractures that result from increased fragility
BGS workforce data: 2016 summary
A summary of the BGS workforce data findings from 2016.
BGS workforce data: 2017 summary
A summary of the BGS workforce data findings from 2017.
BGS workforce data: background
A brief background to the workforce data published by BGS.
Presentation slides: BGS Autumn Meeting 2018
View and download presentations delivered at the 2018 BGS Autumn meeting.
What is critical thinking and how can it help me to be a better nurse?
Decision-making is a critical element of nursing where evidence and education both play a crucial role.
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.