The Leeds Frailty Education Study Day

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We would love to invite you to our preliminary programme for a frailty education day designed to help health and social practitioners who look after older people with frailty.

This programme is ideally suited to doctors, nurses, AHPs, pharmacists, community matrons or anyone working in the health and social care sector who wishes to know more about aspects of geriatric medicine.

It is broadly aimed at tier 2 of the Frailty framework of core capabilities

The pilot programme covers the following provisional topics. There are 3 pilot days being tested for feedback and modules on delirium and falls may be swapped in for dementia

A Talk on Living well with frailty and community services may be swapped for preventing frailty

0900-1000 intro and What is Frailty?

1000-1045 What is Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment?

1100-1200 Dementia

1200-1245 lunch

1245-1345 Polypharmacy

1500-1545 Better Conversations

1545-1600 Break

1600-1645 Preventing Frailty

The full programme will, in the future, contain sessions on end of life care and advance care planning, ethical and legal aspects of frailty, supporting and valuing carers, and continence. The programme is free of charge and has been led by Dr Sean Ninan, a consultant geriatrician, drawing on the expertise of many hospital and community colleagues who have contributed to content and delivery.

Please contact [email protected] to book a space.