Evaluation of Care to Move within Christies Care

We have to thank Christies Care for capturing such wonderful positive improvements in function of the clients they support with 24 hour care at home. You can read their full evaluation here. “Ever since I’ve been trialling ‘Care to Move’ with Doris, she’s been doing a lot more and there were lots of things I hadn’t…

PSI sessions show significant social return on investment

Public Health England, in Jan 2017, published their Falls and Fractures Consensus Statement and confirmed that FaME sessions delivered by PSIs were cost-effective (PHE 2017). More recently, Gateshead Older People’s Assembly had independent research done on their return on investment (GOPA, 2017). “Gateshead Older People’s Assembly is a unique community-based organisation working with and for…

Dawn Skelton (LLT Director) receives 2017 British Geriatric Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Dawn Skelton, Director of LLT and Professor of Ageing and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University, was awarded the 2017 British Geriatrics Society (BGS) Marjory Warren Lifetime Achievement Award at the BGS Annual Conference in London on the 22nd November 2017, its 70th Anniversary year. She received this award for her research and her work…

FFMOT Resources to run an event

We hope you come on one of our training events to support your delivery of the Functional Fitness MOT with older people as the tests themselves and the resources are only as good as the conversation you have with people afterwards 🙂 However, we have produced a series of supporting resources for any events you…

Falls and Fractures Consensus Statement (PHE) and Resource Pack for Commissioners

In January 2017, the member organisations of the National Falls Prevention Coordination Group (NFPCG), hosted by Public Health England, published the ‘Falls and fracture consensus statement: supporting commissioning for prevention’. This was aimed at local commissioners and strategic leads with a remit for falls and bone health and detailed key interventions, approaches to commissioning and…