This project aims to understand the diagnosis, treatment and management of pneumonia for people living with frailty in supported living, care or nursing home settings.
Who can be involved?
Care homes and their residents.
What happens to people taking part in this research?
There is a short questionnaire plus optional nasal and throat swabs. Those later acquiring a pneumonia-like condition receive further follow up in terms of review of medical notes, collection of blood samples and swabs to confirm diagnosis.