Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

Resources Index

Patient and Caregiver Handout Information

Handout information for patients and caregivers
Consider Assisted Living

11 Signs It Might Be Time For Assisted Living

Insights and guidance for individuals who are concerned a loved one may no longer be fit for independent living.

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A practical guide to healthy ageing (UK)

The advice in this booklet will help improve the health and general fitness of people of any age, but it is written to be particularly relevant for people who are about 70 years or older.

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A practical guide to healthy caring (UK)

The advice in this booklet will help you if you look after a friend or family member or have any form of caring responsibilities, but it is written to be particularly relevant for those who are about 65 years or older and are new to caring

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Adapting Your Home - Services and equipment to help you stay living at home

This guide looks at some of the changes that can make, the equipment available and how to obtain it, and telecare options, including suggestions for organisations that can offer further information and advice.

AgeUK Guide 17, March 2014 

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Advice for Carers

A guide to both the practical side of caring (the benefits that can be claimed, how to arrange flexible working hours, how to organise respite care) and the emotional side, such as the impact on the carer's health and social life.  AgeUK Guide 13, March 2015.

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Calcium

Information about calcium and calcium rich foods.

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Care Homes - Finding the right care home

Moving to a care home is a big decision. This guide provides help for individuals and carers to decide whether it is the right choice, including suggestions for

organisations that can offer further information and advice.

AgeUK Guide 06, July 2013

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Finding Help at Home

An overview of options for getting the support needed and finding the right people to provide it, including information about the council’s obligations.

AgeUK Factsheet 6, September 2014 

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Home Safety Checker - Staying safe around the house (For UK use)

Overview of safety and checklists that will help identify and resolve any possible safety risks, and help prevent accidents, including suggestions for organisations that can give further information and advice.

AgeUK Leaflet 07, November 2014

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Housing Options - Different types of housing to suit your needs

Overview of different possibilities, including suggestions for organisations that can offer further information and advice.

AgeUK Guide 08, July 2014 

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Home Safety Checklist (For universal use)

Overview of safety and checklists that will help identify and resolve any possible safety risks, and help prevent accidents

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Discussing Tough Issues

How to have "The Talk" With Your Parents

Insights and guidance for individuals who needing to discuss a thorny issue with a loved one.

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MNA-SF - video

10:59 min.

food

Nutrition - 100 Calorie Boosters

These boosters are approximately 100 calories each and can be added to any appropriate meal or eaten alone.

NHS Foundation Trust - South Sussex Partnership University.

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Nutrition - Fortified Diet

The following dietary changes can be tried to help prevent weight loss and encourage weight gain.

NHS Foundation Trust - South Sussex Partnership University.

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Nutrition - Nourishing Drinks

Nourishing drinks do not replace meals but sipping on them between meals, or drinking one instead of eating a snack, can be both enjoyable and beneficial.

NHS Foundation Trust - South Sussex Partnership University.

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Nutrition - Supplement Drinks

Supplement drinks are designed especially for people who are unwell and need an extra source of nutrition.

NHS Foundation Trust - South Sussex Partnership University.

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Open Your Eyes to Elder Abuse - videos

45.42 min.

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Paying for Care and Support at Home

An overview of options for meeting the costs of the care and support needed at home.

AgeUK Factsheet 46, April 2015 

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Staying Cool In A Heatwave - Tips to keep you cool when its very hot

Overview of helpful tips on how to protect oneself from the heat, how to recognise heat-related illness, and what to do if someone shows signs of it, including suggestions for

organisations that can offer further information and advice.

AgeUK Leaflet 01, March 2015

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Staying Safe - Personal Security at home and out and about

An overview of steps that can be taken to feel more secure both at home and when out and about, including suggestions for organisations that can offer further information and advice.

AgeUK Guide 01, February 2014 

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Vitamin D

Information about Vitamin D, deficiency, treatment and maintenance.

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Winter Wrapped Up - A guide to keeping warm and well this winter

Overview of what can be done to get oneself and one's home ready for winter, as well as where to go for more information and support.

AgeUK Guide 27, October 2014 

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Young at heart

Tips about diet, excercise, sleep, staying connected, and maintaining a healthy mind as we grow older.

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Tools on paper in pdf format
Tools on paper in MS Word format
Tools on Computer
Tools for mobile devices
Tools for mobile devices
Keep It Short and Simple tools
Resources Index, CGA based Proactive Primary Care of the Elderly
Practice spotlight : success stories and Primary Carer reflections
Resources Index, CGA based Proactive Primary Care of the Elderly