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Frailty Hub: Setting up and developing frailty services
Useful information to help you set up a frailty service, with examples of best practice, service development, and business cases.
Joining the dots: Chapter four - Conclusions and references
This chapter offers conclusions drawn from the evidence, examples and recommendations set out in the blueprint document, plus references.
Joining the dots: Chapter three - System touchpoints and examples
This section of our blueprint describes the key touchpoints of care and support for older people across the system, from prevention through to end of life care. It describes the evidence-based approaches and interventions that are required to prevent and manage frailty across the continuum of care.
Joining the dots: Chapter two - Setting the context
This chapter sets out why commissioners must focus on older people and frailty when planning services. It also talks about the role of comprehensive geriatric assessment, the workforce challenge and how the needs of older people are at the heart of our blueprint.
Joining the dots: Chapter one - About this report
This chapter introduces our Blueprint with a foreword by our President and Honorary Secretary/lead author, an executive summary and a roundup of our 12 recommendations.
Deconditioning information for providers of services for older people and the public
The National Falls Prevention Co-ordination Group (NFPCG) Deconditioning task and finish sub-group have developed a suite of five resources intended to support individuals, health and care professionals and commissioners to take action to help older adults become more active and recondition following activity restrictions in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Community geriatrics: Video case presentations
A selection of case presentations on community geriatric services and initiatives which were first presented at the BGS Autumn Meeting 2021 (24-26 November).
Care homes in Wales: Your questions answered
The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales has published an information guide for older people and their families giving information about care homes.
The state of health care and adult social care in England - 2017/18
This year’s CQC State of Care builds on the July 2018 report about the way that older people in 20 English local areas experienced care as they moved between the different services they need.
Commissioning services for frailty
Focusing community services on those with frailty can improve quality of care and reduce hospital bed usage. This guide provides advice on the commissioning and management of services for people living with frailty and includes the downloadable report Fit for Frailty Part 2.