Innovations in the improvement of the continuity and effectiveness of care for older people in the acute sector and in the community.
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Appetite for Life - Dept of Health and Human Services, Tasmania
Nutrition guide for improving the health of older people.
Date created: 23 Mar 2007 | Date reviewed: 15 Jan 2013
Dignified and Dry - Hunter New England Local Health District
Project to improve the urinary continence management of older people in an acute care ward.
Date created: 23 May 2012 | Date reviewed: 08 Aug 2012
Aged Care Therapeutic Interventions by Volunteers - Sydney Local Health District
The ACTIVe Program on the Acute Aged Care Ward at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital was designed to improve the hospital experience of older patients.
Date created: 10 Jan 2012 | Date reviewed: 31 Jan 2012
Dry as a Bone Solutions - Greater Western Area Health Service
The project identified and addressed the continence needs of our elderly and disabled clients in the community of Broken Hill.
Date created: 20 Oct 2008 | Date reviewed: 14 Oct 2010
Reducing the Incidence of Falls in Residential Aged Care - North Coast Area Health Service
An ongoing program to reduce the incidence of falls through identifying balance, mobility and strength problems in residents and tailoring individual programs to address these.
Date created: 16 Oct 2008 | Date reviewed: 14 Sep 2010
Getting Medications Right - the First Time - North Coast Area Health Service
Project to ensure the accuracy of charted medications for patients over 65 years on four or more medications admitted through the Emergency Department.
Date created: 23 Oct 2008 | Date reviewed: 13 Apr 2010
Follow up of Fallers - Hunter New England Area Health Service
This program aims to increase the uptake of falls prevention strategies for older people through phone follow ups within a week of discharge from the emergency department.
Date created: 22 Jul 2009 | Date reviewed: 27 Jan 2010
Healthcare for Older Persons Earlier (HOPE) Strategy - Sydney West Area Health Service
The HOPE Strategy aims to provide older people, their families and carers with immediate access to skilled clinicians and responsive and appropriate care.
Date created: 23 Oct 2008 | Date reviewed: 21 Jan 2010
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