Transforming primary care for frail older people with complex co-morbidities

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Who is it for?

This workshop is for both commissioners and providers of primary and community care services for frail older people. This includes GPs, practice and community nurses, allied health professionals such as pharmacists or therapists, commissioners and alternative providers of support or care co-ordination, eg, voluntary organisations.

How will you benefit from this workshop?

This programme will help you to:

  • develop a shared vision for the care of frail older people with complex needs in primary care services and gather examples of what works in practice
  • ground this understanding in the experience of patients and their carers
  • explore, test out ideas and co-produce your own models of primary care commissioning and delivery, with the advice and support of experts in the field and peers build connections with those who can support you as you seek to implement these ideas back in your organisations and systems.

What will you do at this workshop?

This one-day workshop focuses on putting what we know works into practice the group is limited to 35 participants to ensure good-quality, interactive discussions. The workshop will include contributions from experts and, most importantly, the space to design your own good practice models of care, with peers and alongside experts. David Oliver will set out some key message for primary care from Making our health and care systems fit for an ageing population. You will also have the opportunity to hear from a number of other speakers, including Joy Youart, Colin Philip and Dr Tamsyn Anderson telling their story of getting care right for older people in Kernow.

 

Related workshop

Find out more about our workshop on Getting acute hospital care right for frail older people with complex co-morbidities.