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Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Research
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Practical Approaches to Managing Frail, Older People in Community

M Oo1*, A Ariyawansha1, T Win2, H Htun3, N Sibal4, V Stacey4, S Povey4, H Mangat4

1Sandwell Hospital, Birmingham, England, UK

2Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, England, UK

3University Hospital of Birmingham, Oldbury, England, UK

4Your Health Partnership, Oakham Surgery, Oldbury, England, UK

*Corresponding Author:
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Received date: May 04, 2016; Accepted date: May 23, 2016; Published date: May 25, 2016

Citation: Oo MT, Win T, Sibal N, Stacey V, Povey S, et al. (2016) Practical Approaches to Managing Frail, Older People in Community. J Gerontol Geriatr Res 5:307. doi:10.4172/2167-7182.1000307

Copyright: © 2016 Oo MT, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

The numbers of community-dwelling frail, older people are increasing steadily and a dynamic, integrated geriatric medical service should therefore be established in communities, in line with the health need of local older residents. The concept of Interface Geriatric, the direct engagement of secondary care Geriatricians linked with primary care teams, should be applicable in the community. The spectrum of an ideal community integrated geriatric service should include the multi-disciplinary team meetings on a regular basis, domiciliary visits, care home medicines management and Community Geriatric Medicine CME activities. The Integrated Interface Geriatric Service could yield overall benefits not only for older people in the community but also for doctors in training. This service could provide us positive outcomes from the aspect of cost-effectiveness.

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