Best practice guidelines for the management of frailty: a British Geriatrics Society, Age UK and Royal College of General Practitioners report.

@article{Turner2014BestPG,
  title={Best practice guidelines for the management of frailty: a British Geriatrics Society, Age UK and Royal College of General Practitioners report.},
  author={Gill Turner and A. Clegg},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2014},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={744-7}
}
UNLABELLED Older people are majority users of health and social care services in the UK and internationally. Many older people who access these services have frailty, which is a state of vulnerability to adverse outcomes. The existing health care response to frailty is mainly secondary care-based and reactive to the acute health crises of falls, delirium and immobility. A more proactive, integrated, person-centred and community-based response to frailty is required. The British Geriatrics… CONTINUE READING
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