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Delivering neighbourhood-level integrated care in Norfolk

Part of: Prevention research and practice

Examples of collaborative working include rapid assessment frailty team; early intervention vehicles, involving occupational therapists working with emergency medical technicians; Norfolk escalation avoidance team; and a high intensity user service. Key lessons emerging from this case study are: effective

Lifestyles in later life: identity, choice and stigma: AKTIVE working paper 5

Part of: Prevention research and practice

...2014 This paper explores the identities and lifestyle choices of older people participating in the AKTIVE study and considers how telecare can support the maintenance of independence and preferred identities. Focusing on older people living at home with different types of frailty

Physical activity programs for older people in the community receiving home care services: systematic review and meta-analysis

Part of: Prevention research and practice

...on a regular basis, and is essential as a person ages. Unfortunately, as people age there is a tendency to reduce activity levels, which often leads to loss of function and frailty, and the need for home care services. This updated systematic review includes a mix of study methodologies and meta-analysis

The (cost‐)effectiveness of preventive, integrated care for community‐dwelling frail older people: a systematic review

Part of: Prevention research and practice

...the heterogeneity of frailty and on exploring what outcomes among frail older people may realistically be expected. (Edited publisher abstract) Please register or login to see the full content for this record.

Telecare and older people's social relations: AKTIVE working paper 3

Part of: Prevention research and practice

...2014 This paper focuses on the social relationships in the everyday lives of participants in the AKTIVE study and considers how telecare fits into these. Focusing on older people living at home with different types of frailty, the AKTIVE project aimed both to enhance understanding

Delivering a healthier future: how CCGs are leading the way on prevention and early diagnosis

Part of: Prevention research and practice

...healthier lives. More specifically the case studies provide examples of: working proactively with older people living with frailty; addressing preventable early deaths; supporting people to prevent and manage diabetes; reducing hospital admissions in people with COPD; managing c. difficile infections


Part of: Scaling up community-based models of care in Northern Ireland

...with the potential of introducing ‘frailty’, which is deemed to be either ‘mild’ or ‘recoverable’ as a long-term health condition for referral purposes. This has been difficult to date as there is no agreed method within primary care in terms of measuring or grading ‘frailty’. IMPACTAgewell® has struggled

SCIE Research briefing 1: Preventing falls in care homes

...can have a number of causes, such as frailty, confusion and the effect of certain prescribed drugs, that require many different interventions. There are also implications for care staff with likely increases in anxiety, workload and complaints. What are the implications? All care homes

Why we should all have an advance care plan

...know when – it could be an accident, an acute illness or co-morbidities and frailty/age. Whilst I don’t know when or how; I do know how I don’t want it to be: Whilst I could share many stories of conversations/advance care planning with residents, I have chosen to share part of my death plan instead

Frank’s journey: How a new guideline can help staff improve experience of transfer of care from home to hospital to home

...consequences as can a precipitated, poorly planned discharge. The focus on our Frailty Unit has moved from ensuring rapid multi-disciplinary assessment and treatment to initiating discharge planning from the outset. Clear communication is at the centre of planning. This includes an enhanced discharge summary

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