Frailty Awareness Health & Social Care Education

Frailty Awareness

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UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) aligned & CPDUK accredited

Course description

This course provides essential elements of Frailty for front-line healthcare and social care staff. Frailty is the group of older people who are at highest risk of adverse outcomes such as falls, disability, admission to hospital, or the need for long-term care. A health and social care expert will deliver this course once a month as a live interactive course or you can take the course anytime as a self-paced online course.  This course covers knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of people working in the health and social care. Assessment includes multiple choice questions (MCQs).

Course length

2 hours

Course Structure

During this course, you will cover the following:

  • Definition of frailty
  • Exploring and reviewing frailty scales
  • The prevalence of frailty
  • Pathophysiology of frailty
  • Adverse outcomes of frailty
  • Improving outcomes for frail older people
  • Frailty Core Capabilities Framework
  • An older persons’ experience of living with Frailty
  • Aid demonstration of experience with frailty pathways

Course assessments

You will be assessed via:

  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Entry requirements

You must be working or planning to work in health and social care