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How can advance care planning enhance end of life care for nursing home residents?

29 November 2018

Nursing Older People

Evidence and practice

Nursing home residents with complex comorbidities, including frailty, often have unplanned hospital admissions (McGlade et al 2017). These admissions are associated...

Benefits of medicines optimisation for older people living with frailty

24 March 2021

Nursing Older People

frailty

Medicines optimisation involves ensuring that medicines are administered safely and effectively. In the UK, an ageing population and an increasing prevalence of...

Why is medicines optimisation vital for older people with frailty?

24 March 2020

Nursing Older People

evidence and practice

One quarter of people aged over 60 have two or more long-term conditions including frailty (National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) 2016).