Urgent Care Needs for Older People - Frailty at the Front Door

December 15, 2017

The 'frailty at the front door' service aims at trying and improving the care that frail older people receive in hospital with a focus on reducing unnecessary hospital admissions, lengths of stay and readmissions . 


This article highlights the key areas for consideration, when designing an acute floor model to meet the needs of the older population living with frailty in Ireland. 


For the full article refer to the PDF document, which you can download here: 




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