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Advice line: physios need to fight for appropriate care for older people

Frontline article - Posted on 04/07/2016

Rachael Machin believes physios need to fight for appropriate care for older people. When the NHS was created almost 70 years ...

Falls prevention team wins HSJ award

News item - Posted on 27/06/2016

27 June 2016 A physiotherapy-led falls prevention team in South London has won an award for a project that helps older people to stay ...

Falls screening and assessment tools used in acute mental health settings: a review of policies in England and Wales

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 26/05/2016

Objectives There is an urgent need to improve the care of older people at risk of falls or who experience falls in mental health settings. The aims of this study were to evaluate the individual falls ...

More integrated services could prevent discharge-related failures, says CSP

News item - Posted on 12/05/2016

12 May 2016 Health and social care services must work together to ensure that vulnerable patients don’t leave hospital without ...

Give older staff equal opportunities, says NICE

News item - Posted on 24/03/2016

24 March 2016 Employers should give all their staff the same opportunity to train and develop new skills – no matter how old they are. ...

Look at the big picture of care for older people, says NHS Confederation

News item - Posted on 28/01/2016

28 January 2016 An NHS Confederation commission on improving urgent care for older people is calling for fresh ways to measure ...

Pressure on health and social care is damaging prevention, says Age UK

News item - Posted on 22/10/2015

22 October 2015 Age UK says that decisions about health and social care often focus on the people in greatest need, inevitably harming ...

Physios can help identify people at risk from cold homes, says NICE

News item - Posted on 20/03/2015

20 March 2015 Physiotherapy staff should be helping to identify vulnerable people who live in cold homes says a new report. ...

CSP campaign inspires Aintree University Hospitals trust in Liverpool to showcase services for older people

News item - Posted on 07/11/2014

7 November 2014 UK Older People’s Day may be over for another year, but one hospital is keen to keep promoting the event’s ‘full of ...

Physio findings: HIV guidelines, musculoskeletal, neurology

Frontline article - Posted on 29/09/2014

Janet Wright looks at new research of interest to physiotherapy staff. ...

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