aged care

Aged Care

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.

Advanced care planning and palliative care information

A hub for information on palliative care and advanced care planning information and resources

Manual tasks in aged care

This course has been developed to provide you with an understanding of why and how musculoskeletal injuries occur, as well as some practical tips on how to perform hazardous manual tasks safely.

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.

Clinical practice guidelines for communicating prognosis and end of life issues adults in the advanced stages

Josephine M Clayton, Karen M Hancock, Phyllis N Butow, Martin H N Tattersall and David C Currow Med J Aust 2007; 186 (12): 77.

Tips for healthy ageing

This section provides a range of useful tips to help you age well. Use the left menu to access tip for different areas of interest.

Individual falls risk screening

Specific screening tools and tests have been developed to identify an individual's risk of falling.

Medicines-related problems

NPS resource describing broad spectrum of medicines-related problems.

The Coordinated Veterans' Care Program

The CVC Program is a planned and coordinated health care model for eligible Gold Card holders with one or more chronic conditions, complex care needs and who are at risk of unplanned hospitalisation.

Benefits of having a nurse in your practice

Benefits of having a nurse in your practice

My Nursing Future

My Nursing Future
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