Include people with dementia in decision-making about their care, says NICE
Physiotherapists, and other health professionals, should actively involve people with dementia in decisions about their care and offer them a range of activities to promote their wellbeing.
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Physio staff are well placed to spot when older patients are malnourished, says Kate Bennett.
CSP launches video to demonstrate six simple exercises to stop falls
A new CSP animated video demonstrates how six simple exercises can keep people mobile and independent as they age.
Agile conference hears about importance of person-centred care
AGILE, the professional network for physiotherapists working with older people, held its annual conference in Newcastle from 8-9 October. Julie Penfold reports.
Older prisoners may be missing out on physiotherapy assessments
Too few older prisoners are being assessed by physiotherapists, according to Janet Thomas, who chairs Agile, the CSP-endorsed professional network
Physios publish new guidance on falls prevention
New guidelines could help physiotherapists to persuade commissioners to fund evidence-based measures to prevent falls among older people.