Research prioritisation


The population of older people living with frailty is increasing, and research needs to focus on improving areas of health and wellbeing for this population.

There is limited evidence about the research priorities of older people living with frailty in the UK. The Y&H ARC Older People with Frailty team undertook a systematic review of the literature to identify existing priorities, followed by survey and consensus work to establish the top priorities for research of older people, their carers and health/care professionals. The community work is complete with top priorities identified: ‘staying in my own home’ and ‘staying independent’. Care home work is ongoing, in collaboration with the NICHE-Leeds team ( Impact: Publication of care home literature review, and community and care home survey/consensus findings, with recommendations for the focus of future research for older people, including those living with frailty.


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