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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Pain assessment in older people & My Home Life Wales

I received the following through several individuals via the Open University in Wales, My Home Life Wales and the Practitioner Network on Ageing - please forward on:

We have developed national guidelines for pain assessment in older adults - a joint project with the British Pain Society / British Geriatric Society:

We are currently working on the national guidelines for the management of pain as well; but I am concerned that these things do not always get out to the right people.

Centre for Advanced Studies in Nursing (CASN)
Centre of Academic Primary Care
University of Aberdeen
Foresterhill Health Centre
Westburn Road
Aberdeen AB25 2AY

British Pain Society Special Interest Group (Pain in Older Adults)

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP): Special Interest Group - Pain in Older Adults

PAIN [ the 5th vital sign ]

Sign up now at http://www.paincoalition.org.uk/
Subject: My Home Life Wales (MHLW)

Have you looked at the MHL website?


It has a shared space site where people post lots of information etc.

myhomelifewales @ helptheaged.org.uk

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