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Older People: home truths

Frontline article - Posted on 15/09/2017

Angela Broadfoot leapt at the chance to become an urgent care practitioner in Lanarkshire’s hospital at home service. Ian A McMillan reports. ...

Rehab Team: community spirit

Frontline article - Posted on 15/09/2017

Lynn Eaton goes to Oxfordshire to meet physiotherapists helping to keep older people out of hospital. ...

Your comments: 19 July 2017

Frontline article - Posted on 17/07/2017

Here are your comments on topics covered by us. We look forward to hearing your views and opinions on all related articles. Please email us at ; ...

Physios support Stand Up Stay Up campaign

News item - Posted on 23/05/2017

23 May 2017 Physiotherapists in England are taking part in a national initiative to prevent falls among older people, by helping to ...

Advice line: don’t overlook the role of nutrition

Frontline article - Posted on 12/05/2017

Older people might need extra protein and calories, says dietitian Louise Nash. Unintentional weight loss (malnutrition) ...

Editor's comment: planning for the NHS’s future

Frontline article - Posted on 07/04/2017

For those of you working in England, the review of the Five Year Forward View, three years in, offers enormous potential opportunities, says Lynn Eaton. ...

Active Residents in Care Homes (ARCH): study protocol to investigate the implementation and outcomes of a whole-systems activity programme in residential care homes for older people

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 24/02/2017

Objectives To evaluate the effectiveness, acceptability and costs of  Active Residents in Care Homes, ARCH  – a programme aiming to increase opportunities for activity in older care home residents. ...

Advice line: improving the rehabilitation of people after a hip fracture

Frontline article - Posted on 10/02/2017

The CSP needs your help on an exciting hip fracture audit, says Ruth ten Hove. ...

All health professionals must help prevent falls, says NICE

News item - Posted on 31/01/2017

31 January 2017 Older people should be asked about falls when they have routine assessments and reviews with health and social care ...

Physios are part of models for good hospital discharges

News item - Posted on 21/07/2016

22 July 2016 Models of integrated care which enable older people to be discharged from hospital without delay must be identified as a ...

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