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A free open access series of podcasts for all healthcare professionals working with older adults. We will present the evidence base, recent advances and established best practice / wisdom in healthcare for older adults. Each episode reviews an aspect of caring for older adults from the perspective of our MDT faculty. A BigFings Media Production - www.bigfings.com
 
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Most people are familiar with the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease, but less so with the non-motor symptoms. Join us as we explore what they are and how they affect people living with Parkinson's. Show notes are available to view and download at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail and curriculum mapping against Foundation, CMT, IM…
 
This week we are talking about the various ways in which a home can be adapted to better suit the needs of an older person with mobility issues, cognitive impairment or difficulty with activities of daily living. Show notes are available to view and download at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail and curriculum mapping against Foundati…
 
In this episode we are discussing the surprisingly broad topic of peripheral vascular disease, with a focus on lower limb arterial disease, which can have a significant impact on quality of life and functional ability. Show notes are available to view and download at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail and curriculum mapping against Fo…
 
In the first episode of the series, we are discussing what it means to be pragmatic in our investigation and management of pathology in older adults. This also raises ethical questions about shared decision making and the concept of "valid" screening tests. Show notes are available to view and download at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more d…
 
In the final episode of the present series, we discuss problems with eating in dementia, why they happen, and ways to try and minimise their impact. Show notes are available to view and download at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail and curriculum mapping against Foundation, CMT, GPVTS, Geriatric Registrar, ANP and NHS Knowledge Skill…
 
Exercise in older people is a topic that raises a lot of questions from patients, carers and healthcare professionals. How much is safe? How much is enough? Are there any absolute contraindications? In this episode we attempt to answer some of those questions and provide practical guidance for the grey areas. Show notes are available to view and do…
 
This episode looks at the concept of risk and how our perception of risk can affect the decisions we make, both as health and social care professionals and as human beings. Risk-averse practice is something many of us have encountered in our work and holistic care of older people often involves the acceptance of a degree of risk, by us as well as t…
 
In this episode we will explore some of the challenging aspects of CANH encountered in working with older adults. We outline the legal and ethical principles including the recent BMA / RCP 2019 guidance. Show notes are available to view and download at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail and curriculum mapping against Foundation, CMT, …
 
This episode discusses age discrimination in society and healthcare. We look at how age adjusted care looks to tailor care an approach specific to older adults needs and how the two might overlap. Learning Objectives: Knowledge: To know that able to describe age discrimination and to understand the law relevant to this area Skills: To know how to c…
 
In this episode we explore the impact culture has on health and care. We talk broadly about culture and cultural awareness followed by a focus on Ethnicity. Show notes are available to view and download at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail and curriculum mapping against Foundation, CMT, GPVTS, Geriatric Registrar, ANP and NHS Knowled…
 
Presented by Dr Philippa Christie and Dr Iain Wilkinson these two short episodes report back from the British Geriatric Society Spring conference 2019. They talk through some of the highlights for us of the lectures and posters over the 3 days. As ever when recording on the move the sound quality isn't up to our usual standard! For more information…
 
Presented by Dr Philippa Christie and Dr Iain Wilkinson these two short episodes report back from the British Geriatric Society Spring conference 2019. They talk through some of the highlights for us of the lectures and posters over the 3 days. As ever when recording on the move the sound quality isn't up to our usual standard! For more information…
 
In this episode we recap causes of falls from head to toe and which may require admission from community to manage. We also discuss the approach to decision making in these individuals. Knowledge: Recall common causes of falls in older adults. Distinguish causes for which acute admission may modify outcome. Skills: Be able to recognise when acute a…
 
In this episode we will cover communicating with relatives, outlining legal frameworks and talking through some frameworks and examples to help. Learning Outcomes Knowledge: To become familiar with some models for communication with relatives that may help to guide practice. To be aware of common clinical situations where communication with relativ…
 
In this episode we will be looking at the various aspects and important elements to patient flow. Show notes are available to view and download at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail and curriculum mapping against Foundation, CMT, GPVTS, Geriatric Registrar, ANP and NHS Knowledge Skills Framework (KSF) programmes. Presented by: Dr Iain…
 
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