Frailty 3 Day Workshop

Frailty 3 Day Workshop

This Frailty CPD workshop, which is delivered entirely online, provides a flexible and accessible learning opportunity introducing health and social care professionals to key principles of caring for older adults.

The content will include:

• The Nature of Ageing and the Principles of Frailty
• Positive Ageing
• Healthy Communities
• Ageism
• Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)
• Acute Presentation in Frailty
• Personalising the approach using a Frailty Sensitive Framework
• Partners in Care - Families and informal carers~
• Terminology and its impact on care
• Legal and Ethical Issues
• Communicating with people living with frailty and their carers
• Integrated Care
• Leadership and Transforming Services

Target Audience

Registered nurses, doctors, pharmacists, paramedics, therapists, mental health professionals, social workers, care home managers and other allied health and social care professionals working with older adults. Suitable for Tier 3 Frailty Core Capability Training. Suitable for those seeking additional education if subspecialising in Older Peoples care e.g., GPs working in Frailty Teams or Care Homes.


To explore and enhance knowledge and skills of caring holistically for the older person.

Workshop facilitators:

Jenny Garside (Lecturer Advanced Clinical Practice) and Dr Kirsty Protherough, GP


Introduction – 22 February 2024

Catch Up Day 1 – 21 March 2024

Catch Up Day 2 – 18 April 2024

Catch Up Day 3 – 16 May 2024 -
to include evaluation.

All sessions run 13.00 – 14.00 via virtual classroom. The available content is equivalent to 3 study days.

Online CPD This CPD workshop is delivered entirely online. Delegates will be given access to the online environment for three months. The workshop will be launched with a ‘live’ introduction in the virtual classroom and there will be a one hour catch up session once per month. These sessions will be recorded.

The Frailty e-learning resource includes a facilitated online discussion forum, where delegates will be encouraged to network with the CPD team and other delegates. Delegates will also be encouraged to create action learning sets, to enable interactive completion of activities.

The e-learning workshop promotes self-directed learning that is guided by the course content. Contact with the teaching team will be via, weekly monitored discussion boards and the hourly monthly catch up sessions. Interaction in the online environment will be monitored and a certificate will be available upon completion of the e-resource and online evaluation.

Workshop fee: £426

For details on how to apply please contact: Joanne Fleet
Email: Tel: 01905 855147

Feedback from previous participants:

“I have thoroughly enjoyed doing the course, I have learnt so much.”

“Thank you I've really enjoyed this course - it has made me focus on my everyday practice and also made me think about trying to push to provide a service for our patients living with frailty in the community.”


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