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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.
Presentation Recordings: SW Thames Region Spring Meeting 2021
The SW Thames Region Spring Meeting 2021 was held on 20 May 2021
COVID-19: Rehabilitation of older people
This page brings together resources and information relating to the rehabilitation of older people as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
End of Life Care in Frailty: Rehabilitation
This section of the BGS guidance on end of life care in older people looks at maintaining independence and function in older people towards the end of life.
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.
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.
Peri-operative Care for Older Patients Undergoing Surgery
The rate of older people undergoing surgical procedures is increasing faster than the rate of population ageing . Despite this progress, older surgical patients remain at increased risk.
Deconditioning and loss of functional abilities in frail older people may start soon after arriving in hospital. Many end up in a care home prematurely because of it. This campaign, with downloadable resources, aims to encourage patients to 'Sit up, get dressed, keep moving!'