The National Dementia Strategy for England (NDSE), the first of its kind in England, came to end in April this year.
Our fragmented health and care system is not meeting the needs of older people, who are most likely to suffer problems with co-ordination of care and delays in transitions between services. This report from the King’s Fund sets out a framework and tools to help local service leaders improve the care they provide for older people across nine key components.
This important report from The Kings Fund authored by David Oliver, Catherine Foot, and Richard Humphries describes some of the problems with systems of care for frailer older people and sets out a framework and tools to help local service leaders improve the care they provide for older people.
This NCEPOD report from 2010 presents a review of a sample of deaths following emergency and elective surgery in older people.
This report from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) outlines summary guidance and recommendations for safe nursing staffing in terms of skills mix and overall levels on inpatient wards for older people.
This report produced by The Royal College of Surgeons of England and Department of Health describes the key issues and standards related to the higher risk general surgery of the frail older patient.