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

Handouts Index

Patient and Caregiver Handout Information

Handout information for patients and caregivers
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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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Location : Thorny Issues / Consider Assisted 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.

Location : Frailty

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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

Location : Frailty

Social Assessment

Calcium

Information about calcium and calcium rich foods.

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Excercises for older people - Balance

NHS Choices UK.

Excercises for older people - Flexibility

NHS Choices UK.

Excercises for older people - Strength

NHS Choices UK.

Excercises for older people - Sitting

NHS Choices UK.

environmental assessment

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

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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Location : Thorny Issues / Discussing Tough Issues

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Location : Frailty

Janet's Story

RightCare scenario : The variation between standard and optimal pathways.

MNA-SF - video

10:59 min.

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 - 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.

Vitamin D

Information about Vitamin D, deficiency, treatment and maintenance.

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Young at heart

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

Location : Frailty

Tools on paper in pdf format
Tools on Computer