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  • 21 November 2017
    This resource is written for anyone working or volunteering in health, social care or the voluntary sector who would like to support older people who are LGBT. It will also be helpful for training providers to ensure courses integrate discussions and...
  • 29 September 2017
    Memory services or memory clinics have been set up to provide specialist assessment for diagnosing, treating and supporting people with dementia. Memory clinics are run by health care and social care professionals. People attending a memory clinic are...
  • 26 September 2017
    Patients participating in the classes have been 100 per cent positive about their experience The weekly classes for groups of up to six older patients started in May 2016. Since then, an average of 4.6 patients have attended each class. The figure was a...
  • 19 September 2017
    Karen South demonstrates the new kit purchased by Age UK Ms South, who works with a vanguard community team based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, said the postural supports enable her team to improve bed positioning for frail, contractured care home...
  • 7 September 2017
    These documents outline approaches to interventions and activities helping prevent falls and fractures to improve health outcomes for older people.
  • 5 September 2017
    Physiotherapist Michael Stokes and Ann Rowe at the Parallel London 5km fun run When Ms Rowe moved into Nightingale House, a residential care home in south west London run by charity Nightingale Hammerson, she was dependent on manual hoisting equipment to...
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  • 31 August 2017
    Physiotherapist Michael Stokes puts Ann Rowe through the training paces ahead of Sunday's fun run When Ms Rowe moved into Nightingale House, a residential care home in south-west London run by charity Nightingale Hammerson, she was dependent on manual...
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  • 4 August 2017
    Real life scenarios are recreated for staff learning about falls prevention training at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust The aim of the training is to reduce preventable falls and improve staff confidence in managing people who have fallen. Leading the...
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  • 28 July 2017
    The honour was presented at the health professionals’ graduation ceremony on 21 July. ‘Fellowships are given to alumni who have done something notable in their field. I think they chose a physiotherapist to show allied health professionals that they too...
  • 24 July 2017
    Laran Chetty found access to physio at work was the most useful occupational health resource The critical ethnographic study of exercise in later life by Esther Clift, a consultant practitioner trainee in frailty at NHS Solent Trust, was among this year’...
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