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Comprehensive Assessment of the Older Person

Duration: 2 Days - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 16 - Price: £280.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

Aimed at nurses and allied health professionals it will enable the attendee to understand, recognise and use appropriate assessments as part of a systematic approach to improve the quality of assessment and outcomes of care for older people in acute or intermediate care settings.


"Excellent course with a knowledgable tutor. A course not to miss if you are a healthcare practitioner. Can't wait to apply the acquired knowledge into practice!"

"Excellent course, interesting and well-conducted!"

"Very interesting and interactive course with an excellent tutor." 

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Course Content

Pain management
Enhanced understanding of reason for failed discharges and older people
Chronic disease management in acute settings
Understanding complexity of caring for older people
Dementia and cognitive assessment
Ageing and frailty assessment
Altered mobility and mobility assessment
Principles of falls assessment.
Rapid social assessment to explore the concept of discharge risks for discharge planning or transfer of care
Understanding the Older Persons NSF
Delivering person centred care

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • Develop understanding of evidence base, principles of assessment and clinical actions

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Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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