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Medical care for residents of care homes: What works?

Event Type: One Day Event
Location: Royal Society of Medicine
Dates: 16 May 2017
Conference Website: https://www.rsm.ac.uk/events/ggh04
Contact Email: geriatrics@rsm.ac.uk
Contact Phone: 0207 290 3940

This meeting will draw leading research teams in the field to present their experiences and findings, and to engage in dialogue with participants.

It will allow participants, particularly those in specialist training, to display a poster on their own innovations in service development for care home residents. A certificate will be awarded for the best poster(s).

To submit a poster, please email an abstract (maximum 500 words) to geriatrics@rsm.ac.uk by Thursday 13 April 2017.

The aim is to present the latest evidence about best ways for the NHS, care homes and local authorities to work together to provide optimal medical care for care home residents.

After attending this conference participants will

- Know how to improve the quality of medical care for care home residents

- Introduce improvement to their own services

- Appreciate the advantages (and difficulties) of working across disciplines in the context of working with care home staff and residents

Bursary places:

The Section is also offering 15 bursary places (5 x student, 5 x trainee, 5 x AHP) at this meeting. To submit an application, please email a brief explanation of why you would like to attend to geriatrics@rsm.ac.uk