Fit for Frailty Guidance: Part 1 and Part 2 (BGS)

Summary

The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) has issued guidance on the care of frail older people in community and outpatient settings. Their “Fit for Frailty” guidance emerged from workshop meetings in June 2014. Part 1 supplies advice in the form of a “consensus statement” on care of older people living with frailty.

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Reference

British Geriatrics Society (2014). Fit for Frailty. Consensus best practice guidance for the care of older people living with frailty in community and outpatient settings. A report by the British Geriatrics Society in association with the Royal College of General Practitioners and Age UK. London: British Geriatrics Society (BGS), June 2014.

Part 2 of Fit for Frailty covers commissioning and managing these services.

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Reference

British Geriatrics Society (2015). Fit for Frailty. Developing, commissioning and managing services for people living with frailty in community settings. Guidance for GPs, Geriatricians, Health Service managers, social service managers and commissioners of services. A report from the British Geriatrics Society and the Royal College of General Practitioners. London: British Geriatrics Society (BGS), January 2015.

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