1ACCEPTABILITY OF USE OF VOLUNTEERS FOR FUNDAMENTAL CARE OF OLDER INPATIENTS
2UNDERSTANDING FRAILTY AND ITS ASSESSMENT BY LOCAL DOCTORS–A SURVEY
3QUALITY OF PRESCRIPTIONS IN ACUTE GERIATRIC / STROKE WARDS WAS IMPROVED BY REGULAR DRUG CHART REVIEWS IN ADDITION TO SERIAL AUDIT FEEDBACK FOR PRESCRIBERS
4ROUTINE SCREENING TOOLS FOR COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT AND DEPRESSION IN OLDER PATIENTS AT A PARKINSON'S DISEASE (PD) CLINIC
5RIGHT CATHETER, RIGHT PATIENT, RIGHT TIME
6JOINT GP AND GERIATRICIAN CARE HOME RESIDENT REVIEWS
7WHAT DO PATIENTS WEAR ON THEIR FEET? A SERVICE EVALUATION OF FOOTWEAR IN ELDERLY PATIENTS (STEP)
8AN EVALUATION OF DELIRIUM MANAGEMENT IN THE ERA OF THE DaD TEAM
9A SIMPLE SCORE TO IDENTIFY FRAIL OLDER PATIENTS
10STRATEGIES TO INCREASE FRAILTY SCREENING IN OLDER SURGICAL INPATIENTS
11IMPROVING ADVANCE CARE PLANNING IN NURSING HOME RESIDENTS ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL
12SURVEY ON THE ATTITUDES OF HOSPITAL DOCTORS TOWARDS THE TERMS ‘ACOPIA’ AND ‘SOCIAL ADMISSION’ IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
13AUDIT ON DRUG ERRORS IN A CARE OF THE ELDERLY WARD
14INVOLVING SERVICE USERS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S
15SYNCOPE–CAN THE USE OF A RISK-STRATIFICATION SCORE REDUCE ADMISSIONS AND IMPROVE CARE QUALITY?
16CARERS' SATISFACTION WITH INPATIENT HOSPITAL CARE
17THE IMPACT OF A SPECIALIST INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM AND ASSESSMENT LOUNGE ON THE QUALITY OF CARE OF OLDER PEOPLE PRESENTING TO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
18REDUCING GERIATRIC RE-ADMISSIONS AND LENGTH OF STAY THROUGH TRIAGE RAPID ELDERLY ASSESSMENT TEAM (TREAT) AND POST ACUTE CARE ENABLEMENT (PACE). A RETROSPECTIVE BEFORE AND AFTER COHORT STUDY
19THE INTRODUCTION OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS (GP), CARE HOME SUPPORT TEAM (CHST) AND ANTICIPATORY MANAGEMENT PLANS (AMP) IN AN ATTEMPT TO REDUCE HOSPITAL ATTENDANCES AND ADMISSIONS FROM CARE HOMES
20DO CONSULTANT LED PHARMACIST MEDICATION REVIEWS LEAD TO IMPROVED PRESCRIBING?
21MANAGING HOSPITALISED PATIENTS WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE
22PATIENTS ADMITTED TO CARE OF THE ELDERLY WARDS FREQUENTLY REQUIRE UNAVOIDABLE READMISSION AND HAVE HIGH MORTALITY
23AUDIT FOR EVALUATION OF THE SURGICAL LIAISON SERVICE IN A DISTRICT HOSPITAL
24IMPROVING DELIRIUM CARE IN THE MEDICAL ASSESSMENT UNIT
25COMPARISON OF A&E ATTENDANCES AND ADMISSIONS FOR A NURSING HOME BEFORE AND AFTER THE INTRODUCTION OF ENHANCED PRIMARY CARE MEDICAL SERVICES
26FACTORS PREDICTIVE OF NURSING HOME ADMISSION DIRECTLY FROM HOSPITAL
27THE IMPACT OF HEAD INJURIES IN THE ELDERLY
28USING A STICKER TO IMPROVE THE DOCUMENTATION AND APPROPRIATENESS OF URETHRAL CATHETER INSERTION
29DOES THE PEACE TOOL ENABLE DEATH AT HOME FOR FRAIL ELDERLY PATIENTS AT THE END OF THEIR LIVES?
30THE IMPACT OF AN ORTHOPAEDIC SUPPORTIVE DISCHARGE (OSD) TEAM IN OUR HIP FRACTURE SERVICE
31DEMENTIA CQUIN COMPLIANCE IN THE ACUTE MEDICAL UNIT
32EVALUATION OF AN IN-REACH SINGLE COMPREHENSIVE GERIATRIC ENCOUNTER IN FRAIL OLDER PEOPLE ADMITTED TO AN ACUTE ADMISSIONS UNIT
33INTERVENTIONS TO PREVENT NON-CRITICAL CARE HOSPITAL ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA–A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
34AUDIT OF DELAYED DISCHARGES FROM A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
35FRAILSAFE VERSUS ISAR (IDENTIFICATION OF SENIORS AT RISK)–WHICH IS BETTER AT SCREENING FOR ADVERSE OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS PRESENTING TO THE MEDICAL ASSESSMENT UNIT?
36A SURVEY OF LEVELS OF KNOWLEDGE OF LOCAL MEDICAL DOCTORS IN THE WEST MIDLANDS ON DELIRIUM DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT
37CONSENT TO TREATMENT MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005- MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2 DOCUMENTATION AUDIT
38PROACTIVE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH LONG TERM CONDITIONS USING A WEEKLY MULTIDISCIPLINARY CASE COORDINATION MODEL AT GENERAL PRACTICES–THE WOKINGHAM EXPERIENCE
39END OF LIFE CARE IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE – ARE WE GETTING IT RIGHT?
40ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ALLOPURINOL USE AND HIP FRACTURE IN OLDER PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM REHABILITATION
41GRIP STRENGTH ACROSS THE LIFE COURSE
42THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RENAL FUNCTION, PHYSICAL FUNCTION AND SURVIVAL IN OLDER PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM INPATIENT REHABILITATION
43THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SUBJECTIVE AND OBJECTIVE MEASUREMENTS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN COMMUNITY DWELLING OLDER PEOPLE
44DOES THE TIMED UP AND GO TEST PREDICT FUTURE FALLS AMONG BRITISH COMMUNITY-DWELLING OLDER PEOPLE?
45ARE ACCELEROMETERS A USEFUL WAY TO MEASURE ACTIVITY IN CARE HOME RESIDENTS?
46ROLE OF FROP-COM SCREENING TOOL IN TARGETED FALL PREVENTION IN THE COMMUNITY
47THE DEBATE OVER MECHANICAL THROMBOPROPHYLAXIS AFTER HIP FRACTURE
48VITAMIN D, PARATHYROID HORMONE AND LENGTH OF STAY IN HIP FRACTURE PATIENTS
49CAN CARE HOME RESIDENTS ACHIEVE THE RECOMMENDED DOSE AND INTENSITY OF FALLS PREVENTION EXERCISE? – ANALYSIS FROM THE PREVENTION OF FALLS IN COGNITIVELY IMPAIRED OLDER ADULTS LIVING IN RESIDENTIAL CARE (PROF-COG) STUDY
50A SURVEY OF OLDER PEOPLES' ATTITUDES TOWARDS ADVANCE CARE PLANNING
51COST AND RESOURCE USE IN NON-INSTITUTIONALISED ALZHEIMER'S PATIENTS – RESULTS FROM AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY IN THE UK OVER 18 MONTHS
52GERIATRICIAN CONSULTATIONS ON APPROPRIATE PRESCRIBING FOR FRAIL OLDER PEOPLE IN RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE FACILITIES
53THE CORRELATION BETWEEN PATIENTS, PATIENT'S RELATIVES AND HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS INTERPRETATION OF QUALITY OF LIFE – A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
54NASO-GASTRIC FEEDING IN OLDER HOSPITALISED PATIENTS WITH SEVERE DYSPHAGIA DUE TO CONCURRENT ILLNESS – DOES IT CHANGE OUTCOMES?
55WHY DO PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S MAINTAIN OR STOP LEISURE ACTIVITIES?
56FALLS AND DYSPNEA-RELATED DISABILITY ARE PREDICTORS OF MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH COPD AND MAJOR DEPRESSION
57INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTORS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF HOSPITAL ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA IN OLDER HOSPITALISED PATIENTS
58OVERDIAGNOSIS OF HOSPITAL ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA IN OLDER PEOPLE RATES AND REASONS FROM A PROSPECTIVE SURVEY
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