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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.
Frailty Hub: Frailty and the NHS
This area of the Frailty Hub focuses on the national picture. Here you can access publications by NHS England, NICE, GIRFT, NHS RightCare and NHS Benchmarking.
Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic had a considerable impact on BGS members, their patients, their way of working and their mental and emotional wellbeing. This report aims to capture these experiences and the lessons learnt from how the pandemic was handled. It also outlines what could be done better if a similar situation ever arises again.
Scottish Care of Older People (SCoOP) Project
Scottish Care of Older People (SCoOP) is a Scottish national evaluation project focusing on care of older people across Scotland in both primary and secondary care settings.
Urgent care for older people
How best to deliver geriatric care across the whole hospital? This collection outlines key articles that are attempting to develop solutions to this challenging conundrum.
Presentation Recordings: 2021 South East and South West Thames Joint Region Meeting
Presentations from 2021 South East and South West Thames Joint Region Meeting (4 CPD Points)
Remote consultations during COVID-19 and beyond
This resource aims to bring together useful sources of guidance, advice and information on carrying out safe, effective and successful remote consultations in a range of healthcare settings.