CotEcast returns in a new shorter format, designed to get listeners thinking and talking about issues related to the care of older patients.
Do we have an attitude problem towards older patients on hospital wards?
Mark, Pete and Vicky debate whether there is still a cultural problem in NHS hospitals with regards to older patients, and discuss ways that individual clinicians could help to make a difference.
- King’s Fund: Continuity of Care for Older Hospital Patients – A Call for Action
- Alzheimer’s Society – Hospital Care Factsheet
- Paper: “Acopia” and “social admission” are not diagnoses: why older people deserve better