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Welcome to the National Frailty Academy 

Caring for our futures hosted by UHNM

Founding Director, Dr Amit Arora a well-known regional and national Elderly Care Consultant

The Academy's vision is to up skill all colleagues in Staffordshire and beyond through effective frailty training to provide relevant knowledge and learning to safely manage the frail individual.

The Academy delivers training packages both bespoke and programmed to the health and care sector with the outcome of improving their skills and competencies to enhance the care and management of the frail person. We also welcome requests from the volunteering sector.

The course has been developed with extensive input from experienced medical, nursing, therapy and other staff from all staff groups including carers, nurses, doctors, therapists and many others. The Academy has received support from all NHS Trusts locally.

Email to book. Calendar coming soon...

This is a virtual training session for anyone working with frail older people. This is aimed at providing the knowledge and skills in the care of frail older people (and of younger people living with frailty) e.g. Nursing Assistants, Carers, Care home workers, Domiciliary Services staff and others etc.

The course is open to NHS staff, care home staff, carers and anyone interested in improving care of older people.
Attendance certificates will be provided. The course is developed and supported by the Department for Older Adults, UHNM.



Deconditioning: Sit Up, Get Dressed and Keep Moving

Our ‘Sit Up, Get Dressed and Keep Moving’ campaign aims to help healthcare professionals recognise the long term effects of deconditioning, implement simple measures to prevent it, and educate patients and carers about the importance of remaining active during hospital admission and following discharge.

A3 Poster

A4 Leaflet

Bed Exercises

Chair Exercises

Pull Up Banner

Managing Tissue Viability (patient journey from hospital to home)
Update on Tissue Viability, the signs and how to deal with them and where to seek help from.

React to red SSKIN and Moisture
Pressure Ulcer Categorisation

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