Recognising and managing frailty in primary care

This issue of Effectiveness Matters summarises guidance and evidence about recognising and managing frailty in primary care. This bulletin is based on national guidance and existing sources of synthesised and quality-assessed evidence.

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How To Cope With Being Short of Breath – Energy Conservation
29th January 2016

The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care have produced information leaflets for patients with breathing problems. Here are some tips on energy conservation recommended by our local specialist respiratory team.

Community Falls Pack (version 2)
15th December 2015

A collection of prompts aimed at clinicians to systematically assess patients after a fall. The aim is to provide good care planning and be able to consider the possible causes and review effectively. Some patients will be identified who are frail and in the last year of their life.

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