Transforming Acute Care for Frail Older People: Recognising and Responding to Frailty

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This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve acute care for frail older people 
  • Learn from outstanding practice in developing dedicated frailty services 
  • Reflect on national developments and learning 
  • Improve the way you support people with frailty 
  • Develop your skills in identifying and diagnosing frailty 
  • Understand how you can improve the response to emergency admissions 
  • Identify key strategies for preventing unnecessary hospital admission 
  • Learn from the delivery of a frailty improvement programme in acute care 
  • Understand how to improve the training and education of frontline staff to support frail older people on the ward 
  • Ensure frailty presenting as falls is effectively identified and managed 
  • Improve prescribing and reduce polypharmacy 
  • Reflect on how we can improve end of life care and planning for people with advanced frailty 
  • Self-assess and reflect on your own practice 
  • Gain cpd accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence 

  • Follow the conference on Twitter @HCUK_Clare #FrailtyNHS