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Smarter data, better care: Empowering care homes to use data to transform quality of care
The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) hosted an event in London in September 2023 on ideas and practice around a minimum dataset for care homes. This report, which is based on presentations at the event and the debate that followed, makes 12 recommendations for the effective implementation and delivery of a national minimum dataset that we believe policy-makers and regulators should consider.
Measurements of healthy ageing: Measuring what matters to older people
The World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with Age and Ageing, the journal of the British Geriatrics Society, has released a Special Issue on the Measurements of Healthy Ageing. This Special Issue brings together the work of international professionals and experts from over 40 academic institutions, to identify the best available tools to measure what truly matters to older people – their intrinsic capacity and functional ability.
Healthier for longer: How healthcare professionals can support older people
This report is intended to explore how messages of prevention and healthy ageing apply to a population group that may already be ill and frail, and to the healthcare professionals who care for them.