The new approach is not cost effective.
The needs of the frail are not well met by current models of care.
Older adults have higher numbers of chronic disease and are more vulnerable than ever before.
Assessing frailty takes too much time and resources.
Health professionals don’t address the poor prognosis related to frailty.
Healthcare teams are composed of multiple disciplines.
We don’t recognize if someone will or won’t benefit from restorative approaches.
The standard of care can be harmful.
By developing a common language/approach to frailty
By focusing on the “big picture”.
Through enhanced team collaboration and efficiency.
All of the above
Mobility Respond Nutrition
Cognition Social circumstances Nutrition
Medications Frailty level Communicate
Autonomy is increased.
Therapies are offered without considering the patient’s degree of frailty.
Caregivers receive multiple conflicting messages.
Adequate attention is given to symptom control at EOL.