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How a specialist frailty team improved older people's care

An ageing and health lead nurse describes a frailty assessment unit that has helped hundreds of older people living with frailty to return home after review

An ageing and health lead nurse describes a frailty assessment unit that has helped hundreds of older people living with frailty to return home after review

At Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust we have recently expanded Darent Valley Hospital’s service for people living with frailty as part of a trust-wide project to improve the quality of care delivered to older people.

In the emergency department (ED), which sees about 300 patients a day , our frailty team is now reviewing all older people

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