Pauline Virgo, our Lead Physiotherapist recently joined Sophie Coulthard on her ‘Road to Outstanding’ podcast which is specifically geared to the Care industry in the UK.
The pair discuss the importance of bone health for care home residents. Hear Pauline's top tips for leaders in Care to help their residents maintain bone health and reduce the risk of falls.
“It's really important for older people to get sunlight to help with their bone health and too many stay indoors. There needs to be a culture change to promote physical activity for our care home residents”– Pauline Virgo
Outstanding care is achievable through paying attention to the aspects of care which impact on resident's quality of life. Pauline highlights strategies to reduce the risk of hip fracture through physical activity and confidence building.