Webinar series

Care of the Older Person:

This webinar originally took place on 11 October 2017. All information was correct at the time of recording.
You will be sent the recording, presentation slides and certificate once payment has been made.


Individual fee £35

Purchase all 3 webinars in the series for £100

Other series topics include:

Audience: GPs (all grades)

What will this session cover?

In this interactive session, our expert speaker, Dr Sanjay Suman will give practical advice on how to manage patients with falls. The webinar will cover:

  • Impact for the elderly
  • Multifactorial etiology
  • Updates on the NICE guidance on management

The webinar will also include interactive case studies, Q&A and links to useful resources.


CPD Certificate of participation

 Booking this webinar will give you a 10% discount for BMJ Learning

 Flexible distance learning

 Watch in your own time

 1 CPD hour

 Includes speaker presentation slides

Dr Sanjay Suman

Dr Sanjay Suman

Consultant Physician and Geriatrician

Dr Suman qualified in India and came over to the UK in 1996 soon after that to pursue post-graduate training. He undertook Higher Specialist Training in Geriatrics and General Medicine at Cambridge Deanery, East Anglia and was appointed Full-time Consultant Geriatrician based at Medway NHS Foundation Trust in 2002, running a 27 bedded unit for the elderly.

His special interests include Primary research and service development in falls in elderly. Dr Suman has established falls and syncope clinic at Medway NHS Foundation Trust and published research papers on falls assessment in the elderly. He is also Clinical Lead for supporting several community services for elderly: Community falls team, Care home team (newly formed) to support nursing homes and Nurse case managers. Dr Suman also developed a virtual ward round / clinic model to support these teams. Another interest of Dr Suman’s is polypharmacy reduction in care homes, and he is currently engaged in developing a model to reduce polypharmacy in care homes with the aid of a community pharmacist funded by CCG. Dr Suman organises teaching and training programs on common topics in elderly care (Falls, delirium, constipation, polypharmacy, diabetes care in frail elderly) in both primary and secondary care. He has developed local guidelines for many of these conditions and speaks at regional and national educational events.

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