How do I use the Clinical Frailty Scale?
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How do I use the Clinical Frailty Scale?

Shelley Ripper @RipperShelley Frailty practitioner, Frailty support team, Lymington New Forest Hospital, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Hampshire
Emma Williams @Emmawilliams210 Frailty practitioner, Frailty support team, Lymington New Forest Hospital, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Hampshire

Frailty identification instruments improve patient outcomes, enhance care and aid future planning

While it is well documented that frailty is not an inevitable part of ageing (Afilalo et al 2019, Young and Smithard 2020), healthcare professionals have a responsibility to identify people who are living with frailty and support them to optimise their health and well-being.

Nursing Older People. 33, 2, 16-17. doi: 10.7748/nop.33.2.16.s6

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