Delivering integrated care for older people with frailty

The King's Fund, London W1G 0AN
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Implementing the electronic frailty index – case studies from the NHS front line

Implementing the electronic frailty index – case studies from the NHS front line

This breakfast workshop was organised by our Workshop sponsor, TPP.

Session one: Opening plenary

Helen Lyndon - How new models of care can help support older people with frailty

Maggie Keeble - How new models of care can help support older people with frailty

Karen Goudie - Older people in acute care improvement programme (OPAC)

Session two: Public health and voluntary sectors leading integration for older people with frailty

Dr Sunil Hindocha - Proactive Care for older people with frailty

Caroline Abrahams - The role of the voluntary sector in integrating health for older people with frailty

Session three: Breakout streams

Breakout A: Ensuring health and wellbeing in older people who are living with frailty

Daniel Gordon and Gemma Lyons - The Camden and Inslington Winter Wellness Campaign

Alison Cole - Providing a stepping stone between the acute ward and home

Nigel Barrett - A systems leadership approach to Malnutrition: The South Staffordshire Eat Well Programme

Breakout B: Prodividing care for frail older people with long-term conditions or co-morbidities

Dr Guy Peryer - Occupational therapy intervention for residents with stroke related

Nina Barnett - Impact of integrated medicines management service

Jane McCombe - Enabling supported self-care for older people living with frailty: The Nottinghamshire Frailty Toolkit

Breakout C: Working together to provide integrated health and social care for older people with frailty

Chris Oleshko -Offering improved care and support to older people in Newcastle under Lyme

Anne Hendry - Working together to improve outcomes for older people in Scotland

Dimitri Varsamis - Vertical integration to support older people with frailty in the Netherlands

Breakout D: Improving acute care and discharge planning for frail older people

Debbie Hibbert - Older people in acute settings

Ann Boland - Capital and Coast District Health Board Geriatric inpatient services in New Zealand

Karen Titchener - Guy’s and St Thomas’ @home hospital at home service



This conference focused on the ways in which integrated care can be delivered for older people with frailty, looking at interactions between acute, primary, community and social care services, older people living with complex co-morbidities and ways in which older people with frailty can be supported to maintain their health and wellbeing.



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Thank you to our supporters

We would like to thank the following organisations who supported this conference. If you would like information on how you can support our events please email us or call 020 7307 2596.

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Care England

Care England is the leading representative body for independent care services. Our membership includes single care homes, local groups, national providers and not-for-profit organisations which between them run and manage over 7,200 care services. They provide a variety of services for older people and those with long term conditions, learning disabilities or mental health problems including dementia.


The Fusion48 team has specialist interest, skills and experience in the development, delivery and evaluation of services for people with frailty and complex needs, understanding particularly the need for integration and person-centred care. We offer an innovative multi-dimensional training programme to support staff across the health and care sector to become ‘Fit for Frailty’. This includes a Virtual Reality module to help professionals and other carers develop empathy and understanding for older people with frailty.

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Since April 2012 Healthcare Improvement Scotland has been leading a programme of national improvement support for older people in acute care. The programme has focused on the identification and immediate management for older people with frailty and/or delirium. Over the last 18 months we have worked with staff to test assessment tools on frontline wards with the aim to drive improvement in older people's care.

Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group works to buy and improve healthcare for 240,000 residents in Lincoln, Gainsborough and surrounding villages. It is made up of 37 GP surgeries who all work hard to provide or buy high quality healthcare services – helping to reduce health inequalities for our residents.