Improving Management of Frailty at the Front Door
Take one day out to focus on how to improve the management of front door frailty, by delving into case study driven presentations sharing best practice for preventing frailty admissions, setting up new community, ambulatory and same day services and effectively identifying and triaging frailty to achieve better outcomes.
It is of increasing importance that frailty is recognised at the front door to reduce admissions, keep older people at home and prevent deconditioning. This conference will focus on overcoming the barriers and implementing solutions to improving frailty identification and management at the front door, in the community and in A&E. Utilise this unique networking opportunity to share your best practice experiences and discover new implementable ideas from NHS trusts across the country.
This exciting conference will enable you to build an action plan to drive forward and progress your services identification and management of frailty at the front door. You will leave the day with the knowledge and motivation to:
- Achieve effective collaboration with community teams
- Drive forward rapid clinical response teams
- Improve older patients outcomes
- Reduce frailty admissions
- Set up an integrated assessment team at the front door
- Enhance ambulatory emergency care for older people
- Develop an acute medical rapid assessment (AMRA) unit
- Implement effective change
- Provide alternatives to inappropriate admissions
This conference has been specially designed for those working to reduce attendance and admission of frail patients to emergency departments and will bring together NHS professionals working across community, rapid response, frailty, emergency and acute medicine. From these teams, we would expect attend from, but not limited to:
- Ward Managers
- Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists
- Social Workers
- Speech Language Therapists
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"Streamlining Frailty Assessment Models and Pathways" took place in Birmingham in September 2017 and was described as "a useful overview of frailty services and a good opportunity to network" and "high quality speakers and plenty of opportunity to network".
Work collaboratively to provide alternatives to and reduce inappropriate admissions and set up new ambulatory services for older people in ED
|9.00||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.30||Chair's opening remarks |
Cindy Chu, Community/Acute Geriatrician, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Managing frailty at the front door
|9.40||Identifying and managing frailty at the front door to achieve better outcomes|
Engaging your MDT to actively search for and triage frail patients at the front door
Guidance for developing, cementing and making front door frailty intervention best practice in your trust
Measure the impact of intervention at the front door on patients' outcomes
Preventing frailty admissions
|10.20||Case study: Setting up an integrated assessmetn team at the front door |
Explore the practicalities of building and recruiting your team: who is the team made up of?
How does integrated assessment work in practice to cover all front doors?
Measuring the results and improving outcomes for frailty: driving forward early identification and effective assessment and reduction in admissions
Lorna Brocklesby, Integrated Assessment Team Lead, NHS Fife
|11.20||Case study: Driving forward and develop rapid clinical response teams |
Working with acute and emergency teams to improve referral prcoesses: how can teams work collaboratively?
Explore the impact of rapid response teams on admission avoidance and supported discharge
Working to rehabilitate frailty patients and keep them at home in the community
Sarah Cowell, Clinical Lead Rapid Community Response, Transformation Clinical Nurse, DN Team Leader, Florence Nightingale Scholar, Wirral Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
|12.00||Discussion session: How to reduce your frailty admissions and improve community support for older patients |
Utilise this unique interactive session to benchmark your service, share new ideas and discover how other services across the country are working collaboratively to improve frailty patients' outcomes.
|1.40||Case study: Achieving collaboration with community to prevent hospital admissions for older people |
Working with your wider MDT to keep older people at home and reduce presentations to A&E
Discover why rapid response and admission avoidance teams can help to reduce A&E attendance
Explore the practicalities and measure the outcomes of keeping older people out of hospital
Joshua Hammond, Associate Practitioner, Frailty, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Managing frailty in A&E
|2.20||Case study: Effectively managing frailty at the front door and in A&E |
Explore the journey from 2016 to now: managing resources with increasing patient numbers
Streamline the process of assessing, triaging and treating frailty at the front door
How has UHNM evolved and what are the next stages for development?
Ian Tyrell, Frailty Advanced Clinical Practitioner, University Hospitals North Midlands NHS Trust
Robust alternatives to admissions
|3.20||Improving the interface between primary and secondary care to reduce inappropriate admissions |
Improving front door assessment: overcoming the challenges
Setting goals: reducing length of stay and unnecessary admissions
Measuring the outcomes: prevention of deconditioning, improving patient experience and support winter pressures
Professor Martin Vernon, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Director Integration, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, Senior Clinical Advisor, Whipps Cross (London) Redevelopment and Clinical Advisor, Greater Manchester Strategic Clinical Network
|4.00||Discussion session: Build an action plan and implement effective change to improve patient experience and outcomes |
Reflect on the presentations throughout the day and ask your final questions so that you can return to your role and service to make effective and proactive change in order to improve frailty assessment, reduce admissions and drive forward patients experiences.
|4.30||Chair's closing remarks|
|4.40||Close of day|
This conference is currently being produced by Hope Frost, if you are interested in speaking at the conference, please get in contact with her by calling 01732 897788 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, please check back here shortly for your full speaker line-up.
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- NHS or Public Sector for one place £399 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for two or three places (each) £299 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for four or more places (each) £279 + VAT
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- Commerical Organisation four or more places (each) £579 + VAT
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