About the Course
Did you know that frailty can affect the quality of life of older people? Did you know that frailty can impose a burden on the significant others of older people? If you are a member of the general public and would like to know about the prevention of frailty and the promotion of healthy ageing, or if you are a healthcare professional who would like to provide the best care for older people and family members in order to combat frailty, this course is for you.
The aim of this course is not only to provide theoretical knowledge about frailty, but also to give practical input to help our learners become familiar with frailty and how to manage it.
Frailty is a common condition among older people. It is associated with ageing, which is a trend that is becoming a major concern around the globe. Frailty is not only costly in terms of medical expenses, but also imposes a mental and financial burden on the family members of older people with the condition.
A person with frailty is also at an increased risk of disease, disability, and death. However, frailty is reversible. Preventing frailty is an important target in the promotion of healthy ageing.
What you’ll learn?
- The importance of managing frailty
- Methods of assessing or monitoring frailty and its risk factors
- Interventions or strategies to combat frailty
- Managing frailty from elder-centred and interdisciplinary perspectives
- Week 1 – What is frailty
- Week 2 – Frailty and Cognitive Functions
- Week 3 – Frailty and Nutrition
- Week 4 – Frailty and Physical Functions
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