eFit for Individuals & Caregivers: Frailty

Frailty is a medical condition of reduced function or health. When a person is frail they are more likely to have other health problems. Their body does not have the ability to cope with minor illness and small changes can trigger rapid and dramatic deterioration.

Assessing frailty: How Screening for Frailty Helps ( Canadian Frailty Network ):
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AVOID Frailty ( Canadian Frailty Network ):
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Clinical Frailty Scale ( Nova Scotia Health Authority ):
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Exercise to avoid frailty ( Fraser Health ):
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Frail Elderly: The Physiotherapist’s Role in Preventing Hospital Admission ( Physiopedia ):
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Frailty in Older Adults – Early Identification and Management ( BC Guidelines ):
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Frailty Matters: A Growing Health System Challenge ( Canadian Frailty Network ):
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Home Modifications for Seniors: A Room-By-Room Guide For Safety And Independence ( Daily Caring ):
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Stay Strong: Four Ways to Beat the Frailty Risk ( Johns Hopkins Medicine ):
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What Is A Caregiver? ( Johns Hopkins Medicine ):
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Why Frailty Isn’t Inevitable and How to Prevent It ( Next Avenue ):
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