75+ Health Assessments That Really Make A Difference

75+ Health Assessments That Really Make A Difference
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Overview

Can you recognise older people living with frailty and respond to improve their function? This session by Dr Chris Bollen highlights the issues of healthy ageing and which older people will benefit from a focused 75+ health assessment.

This session highlights the issues of healthy ageing and which older people will benefit from a focused 75+ health assessment. The evidence for what is required keeps changing for this rapidly growing group of the population. Primary health care nurses interact frequently with older Australians and play a pivotal role in responding to their needs, and as such, ensuring better health outcomes. Many primary health care professionals have not participated in training in the care of older people. Become state of the art at this interactive session and update your knowledge and skills to deliver great care to your local community.

Learning objectives:

  • To understand the concept of healthy ageing
  • To recognise the concept of an older person living with frailty
  • To learn to use an evidence-based screening tool to recognise older people with, or at risk of frailty
  • To understand the treatment/referral options for older person which can assist living at home independently.

Presented by Dr Chris Bollen

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