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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 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.
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United Kingdom

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

S5 E8 - Hearing

5/15/2018
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In this episode we will look at hearing loss and how it is associated with older age. We will explore red flags for hearing loss being more serious, some anatomy, practical tips for communicating and aids that are available. Show notes are available at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail alongside CPD reflection log and curriculum mapping against Foundation, CMT, GPVTS, ANP and NHS Knowledge Skills Framework (KSF) programmes. Presented by: Kerry Downes, Audiologist, Dr Jo...

Duration:00:49:39

S5 E7 - DOLS

5/1/2018
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In this episode we explore the underpinning principles of Deprivision of Liberty Safeguards, how deprivation of liberty differs from restraint and how to apply 'the acid test'. Show notes are available at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail alongside CPD reflection log and curriculum mapping against Foundation, CMT, GPVTS, ANP and NHS Knowledge Skills Framework (KSF) programmes. Presented by: Jackie Lelkes, Social Worker, Chris O'Connor, Consultant Admiral Nurse, Dr Jo...

Duration:00:36:49

S5 E6 - Diabetes

4/17/2018
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In this episode we outline management of this common condition this in older adults including medications, how decide what targets to aim for. Show notes are available at thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail alongside CPD reflection log and curriculum mapping against Foundation, CMT, GPVTS, ANP and NHS Knowledge Skills Framework (KSF) programmes. Presented by: Dr Jo Preston and Dr Iain Wilkinson, Consultant Geriatricians Contributing Faculty: Wendy Grosvenor, Nurse and Dr Gabor...

Duration:00:45:03

S5 E5 - BPSD

4/5/2018
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Following on from an episode last series (4.10), we look at how to approach managing someone with BPSD, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological. Show notes are available at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail alongside CPD reflection log and curriculum mapping against Foundation, CMT, GPVTS, ANP and NHS Knowledge Skills Framework (KSF) programmes. Presented by: Dr Cate Bailey, Old Age and General Adult Trainee in Psychiatry, Dr Victoria Osman-Hicks, Consultant in Older...

Duration:00:46:57

S5 E4 - Fear Of Falling

3/20/2018
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In this episode we explore the cycle of fear of falling and its relationship with falls and gait disturbance. Fear of falling is a common syndrome which is an independent risk factor for falls. Addressing it can help reduce falls risk and confidence and maintain independence.

Duration:00:43:44

S5 E3 - Red Legs, Swollen Legs

3/6/2018
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In this episode we explore causes of red legs beyond cellulitis; lipodermatosclerosis and panniculitis. We provide a breakdown of the different causes of swollen legs and their individual management including fluid overload, dependent oedema, nephrotic syndrome and lymphoedema. Show notes are available at www.thehearingaidpodcasts.org.uk for more detail and curriculum mapping against Foundation, CMT, GPVTS, ANP and NHS Knowledge Skills Framework (KSF) programmes. Presented by Dr Jo...

Duration:00:25:54

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