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Care Home Medicine

Course Date: 14 October 2020, 09:00 - 17:00

Course Leader: Peter Burbridge & Becky Payne

Duration of Course: 7 hours (CPD hours: 7.00)

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

Price: £79.00 per Delegate

Available Places: 79

This conference will be delivered in association with the British Geriatrics Society. 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:

  • Falling over
  • Swollen legs
  • Common skin problems
  • Advanced neurological disease
  • Weight loss and feeding dilemmas
  • Advanced heart failure
  • Medication review

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 will also be useful to geriatricians as well as those training in geriatric medicine or general practice. 

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