NIHR DC Discover

Discover the latest research

Results 1 - 2 of 2 (0.016 secs)
NIHR Signal Multi-morbidity predicted to increase in the UK over the next 20 years
Two-thirds of adults aged over 65 are expected to be living with multiple health conditions (multi-morbidity) by 2035. Seventeen percent would be living with four or more diseases, double the number in 2015. One-third of these people would have a mental illness like dementia or depression. Increased life expectancy by around three years for both men and women means people will spend longer living with multi-morbidity. This study, partly supported by NIHR, ran a computer model using data on ove...
NIHR Signal A frailty checklist was completed in only a quarter of older people at hospital admission
Frailsafe is a simple safety checklist offering the opportunity to improve safety and quality of care for frail older people while in hospital. It aims to increase key clinical assessments or practices on things like risk of falls, mobility and delirium, and to facilitate communication between staff. However, the relatively low completion rate highlights the need to understand how this approach can be better embedded in the complex care that is typical of services provided for older people. Com...
1-2 / 2
search results
1 - 2 in 0.016 seconds
Publication Type
Journal Source
Categories
  •  2 
  •  2 
  •  1 
  •  1 
  •  1 

Show more (3)

View RSS Feed

Create an RSS feed based on your search.
This will update as new items are added.

Click here