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Care Home Medicine

Course Date: 4 September 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Course Leader: Peter Burbridge

Duration of Course: 8 hours (CPD hours: 8.00)

Location: Boringdon Park Golf Club, 55 Plymbridge Road, Plymouth, PL7 4QG

Price: £79.00 per Delegate

Available Places: 71

The aim of this conference is to help practitioners feel more comfortable with the, often complex, needs of people who live in care homes. 

Objectives/Aims of Course

Our aim is to help practitioners feel more comfortable with the, often complex, needs of people who live in care homes. 

Course Programme

The day will cover some key topics with expert local speakers including:

  • Managing agitation and confusion in a care home
  • End of life care & symptom control
  • Diabetes management
  • Spasticity & contractures
  • Prescribing workshop
  • Models, methods and tips on providing care home medical care

Course Deliverables

Each delegate will receive a certificate of attendance

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This is aimed predominantly at local GPs, and their allied health practitioners, working in care homes that are getting to grips with the recent changes in commissioning around the provision of medical care in care homes. It’s likely also to be useful to geriatricians as well as those training in geriatric medicine or general practice. 

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