Older Adults

Click to access Potentially-Problematic-Drugs-and-Actions-to-Take-in-Primary-Care.pdf

Click to access Recognising-and-Responding-to-Acute-Kidney-Injury-in-Primary-Care-Table-2.pdf

Funding care home places (Complete CSA Casebook page 140)

http://www.carehome.co.uk/fees/feeschart.cfm

Care options (Complete CSA Casebook page 140)

http://patient.info/blogs/sarah-says/2015/06/care-options-key-facts-to-know-when-you-need-help-with-living

BMA’s Mental Capacity Toolkit (Complete CSA Casebook page 140)

Unintentional weight loss in adults

McMinn J, Steel C & Bowman A. Investigation and management of unintentional weight loss in adults BMJ 2011;342:d1732            

Restless leg syndrome

http://www.bmj.com/content/344/bmj.e3056.full.pdf+html   

Anticholinergic Burden Scale             

https://www.gp-update.co.uk/files/docs/GP_Update_on_anticholinergics_dementia_and_mortality.pdf

Geratology PILs                                     

https://generationgames.org.uk/health/

Fact sheet about driving with dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=144 

PIL – Memory Loss and Dementia

http://patient.info/health/memory-loss-and-dementia

6 CIT

http://patient.info/doctor/six-item-cognitive-impairment-test-6cit

GPCOG

http://patient.info/doctor/general-practitioner-assessment-of-cognition-gpcog-score

7 minute screen  – requires a set of picture cards

http://alzheimers.about.com/od/testsandprocedures/fl/What-Is-the-7-Minute-Screen.htm