Tag Archives: Continuity of Care: Older Hospital Patients (King’s Fund)

Hospitals on the Edge? Time for Action (BBC News / NHS Choices / RCP Report)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary A report from the Royal College of Physicians points out that the triple effect of rising demand, increasingly complex cases and falling bed … Continue reading

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Care of Frail Older People With Complex Needs (King’s Fund)

Summary The King’s Fund invited academics, practitioners, policy-makers and representatives from patient and voluntary organisations to the Sir Roger Bannister Health Summit, held at Leeds Castle (Kent) in November 2011, to discuss the care of frail older people with complex … Continue reading

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Continuity of Care for Older Hospital Patients (King’s Fund)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary Most patients in hospital are older, and the length of time spent in hospital is related to age. Such patients … Continue reading

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