This learning module has been accredited by the Royal College of Nursing and was last updated in 2017.
All modules are subject to external double-blind peer review and checked for plagiarism using automated software.
Duration: 01:00:00 Type: CPD modules Level: Qualified Nurses
Helen Lyndon, NIHR clinical academic doctoral research fellow/nurse consultant older people, Cornwall Partnership Foundation NHS Trust/Plymouth University.
Clifford Kilgore, Nurse consultant intermediate care/older people, Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust.
This module defines frailty as a clinical syndrome that focuses on loss of reserve, energy and wellbeing. The nurse' role as key workers, care co-ordinators during all stages of the frailty trajectory is discussed.