Frailty

Strengthening support for those with complex conditions


People in the UK are living longer, and many are living with more than one long-term condition, which can lead to vulnerability and frailty. Increasing the risk of having a negative impact on quality of life. Frailty can occur throughout a lifetime and is not just confined to older people. Frailty is associated with periods of acute illness due to flare ups in long-term conditions and can be experienced due to mental or physical conditions.