Building an analytical framework around the Electronic Frailty Index to transform care for people living with frailty

This project will establish a whole-system analytical framework to identify all frail patients in Midlothian, and will provide support to general practices to analyse the data and measure improvement.

Pressure reduction through continuous monitoring in community settings (PROMISE): reducing and preventing avoidable and unavoidable pressure ulcers

This project aims to alleviate discomfort and reduce pressure damage in people at high risk of developing pressure ulcers by introducing monitoring and pressure adjustment using mattress and chair sensors.

Systematic, evidence based medication reviews for older people living with frailty

This project aims to reduce inappropriate prescribing, thereby preventing medication errors and reducing healthcare utilisation for older people living with frailty.

Nurse-led intervention to minimise adverse drug reactions for older adults in care homes

This project will commence in September 2017 and run for 15 months. Run by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. A nurse-led intervention to monitor care home residents for any adverse side effects of their medicines in seven care homes.  Aims to explore whether intervention leads to sa...

Self-management support intervention for older people with frailty

This project will will establish whether a self-management support intervention helps older people with mild frailty self-manage their health and wellbeing, and rely less on healthcare.

Embedding a bio-psycho-social model of care in an older persons' inpatient service

This project used a bio-psycho-social model of care to change practice and culture on a ward for older adults, to reduce the incidence of harm and falls, increase patient wellbeing, and reduce length of stay on the ward.

Improving pressure damage detection in the community using continuous pressure monitoring

South west England
Run by Peninsula Community Health, a not-for-profit service provider to NHS Kernow, with support from Plymouth University. Around 50 patients will be recruited to the project, which is being run across Cornwall. Aiming to reduce the risk of pressure ulcers in older people living in the com...

Safer Clinical Systems: East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

South east England
Led by a team at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, the project aimed to improve communication during transfer of care processes, for frail and elderly patients. The team set out to develop a formal support structure for patients, carers and primary care providers following disc...

Dr Olu Orugun, GenerationQ fellow

North west England
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The Fallsafe project

South east England
Led by Adam Darowski, Consultant Geriatrician, John Radcliffe Hospital and run by the National Falls and Bone Health Programme in a variety of hospital settings across the South Central region of England, this project aimed to ensure that simple guidelines are implemented in hospital wards to red...