The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) recently published guidance

The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) recently published guidance on commissioning and providing healthcare services across the UK: effective healthcare for older people living in care homes.

The health needs of older people living in care homes are complex.  It is vital that  commissioners and policy makers recognise that input from appropriate trained specialists is key to ensure a better quality of life for older people living in care homes.  More details