In this video Professor John Young, national clinical director for the frail elderly and integration, NHS England, explores the challenges frailty presents for health and care - stressing it is not a disease and affects the whole body and each person differently. He also introduces a new cost-effective coding system, currently under trial in primary care, which focuses on earlier detection.
This five minute video shows a patient’s recollections of post operative delirium. It is a useful teaching resources for all healthcare professionals and highlights the importance of good nursing care and the psychological distress an episode of delirium can cause.
The American Delirium Society aims to improve the care of patients at risk of or with delirium through research and education.
These videos are an excellent educational resource for both patients and healthcare staff which provide practical advice about the recognition, prevention and management of delirium.
This video, which accompanies the recent report from the Kings Fund entitled 'Making our health and care systems fit for an ageing population' describes a vision of care which would undoubtedly improve patient safety as well as other aspects of quality for older people.