Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust (HHFT), in collaboration with the London Clinical Frailty Network and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Health Education England co-produced, developed and launched the Frailty, E-Learning for Excellence in Frailty Identification, Assessment and Personalised Care (Tier 1 and 2) Programme in May 2021.
This exciting and novel collaboration has enabled the development of an e-learning programme aimed at standardising training and knowledge of frailty as a complex multi-system and long term condition. To date this elearning programme has seen widespread spread and adoption.
Compliant with the ‘Frailty, A framework of core capabilities’ (2018) and has been funded through Health Education England’s Urgent and Emergency Care Workforce Collaborative for London.
The e-learning compliments the Tier 3 British Geriatrics Society capabilities and skills.
This 4-minute video, showcases Dr Adrian Hayter, National Clinical Director for Older People and Integrated Person Centred Care (NHS England and NHS Improvement), discussing the frailty e-learning package and the role of the AHSN Network in spreading innovation.
Please access the training at: portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/683810, or via Frailty - e-Learning for Healthcare.
Recording of the launch of Wessex AHSN Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA toolkit) event on 4 April 2022 by the Healthy Ageing Programme
Dr Adrian Hayter, National Clinical Director for Older People and Integrated Person Centred Care (NHS England and NHS Improvement), discusses Wessex AHSN's frailty e-learning package and the role of the AHSN Network in spreading innovation.
Collaborative event bringing together Wessex Acute Trust audit leads and their working groups, looking to improve acute services for those 65+ living with frailty. The event aimed to share service improvement plans and identify 1-2 service improvement projects for Wessex AHSN to support, additionally providing an opportunity for networking and sharing of best practice.
Listen to Dr Katherine Bradbury, Health Psychologist from the University of Southampton highlight the evidence behind Active Lives and how this free, easy to use website helps people aged 65+ stay active, fit and healthy. This short film shows the benefits of doing gradual physical activity around the home and how a digital intervention can help.
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