aged care

Aged Care

Medication management reviews

Information on the medication management reviews available for patients in the community or in an aged care facility, on referral from a GP.

Palliative care guidelines

This website hosts the Palliative Care Guidelines developed by a collaboration of UK Cancer networks, and the Welsh Palliative Care Implementation Group.

Ageing and Aged Care (Commonwealth Government)

Commonwealth government main entry point for information related to the aged care system.

Nutritional supplementation for older people after hip fracture

Older people with hip fractures are often malnourished and many have poor food intake while in hospital. We reviewed the effects of nutritional interventions in older people recovering from hip fracture.

MNA nutrition screening and assessment tool

The MNA� is a validated nutrition screening and assessment tool that can identify geriatric patients age 65 and above who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition.

Identifying, reporting and responding to the abuse of older people in care

This course has been developed to provide learners with an understanding of how to identify, report and respond to the abuse of older people who are in a care relationship.

Operationalization of frailty using eight commonly used scales and comparison of their ability to predict all-cause mortality.

To operationalize frailty using eight scales and to compare their content validity, feasibility, prevalence estimates of frailty, and ability to predict all-cause mortality.

CareSearch

CareSearch is an online resource designed to help those needing relevant and trustworthy information and resources about palliative care.

Barthel Index: Activities of daily living

The Barthel Index is a simple to administer tool for assessing self care and mobility activities of daily living. It is widely used in geriatric assessment settings.

APNA Conference 2018

APNA Conference 2018

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