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

This one day CPD conference, chaired by Dr Amit Arora Consultant Geriatrician & Clinical Lead for Geriatric Medicine University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust& Chairman of the England Council British Geriatrics Society, focuses on the important issue of transforming acute care for people with frailty: improving the quality of care for people with frailty and supporting them to stay out of hospital. Redesign of acute frailty services is crucial to meeting increasing demand and improving the quality of life for older people.

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De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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