aged care

Aged Care

Asthma & the Over 65s information paper

This information paper outlines the importance of considering the possibility of adult-onset asthma in people aged 65 years and over with dyspnoea, wheeze or cough, even if they have no previous diagnosis of asthma.

News: Flu vaccination program now mandatory for aged care staff and volunteers

7 May 2018 The Department of Health has announced that as of 1 May legislation requires Australian Government-subsidised residential aged care providers to offer the flu vaccine to staff and volunteers.

Ageing and Aged Care (Commonwealth Government)

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

Optimising health as people age

This course will strengthen your understanding of how to support healthy ageing and encourage you to further expand the activities you undertake to optimise health as people age.

Aged care in Victoria

Victoria's ageing and aged care agenda supports policy, programs and services to meet the needs of an increasing number of older Victorians

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.

Advanced care planning and palliative care information

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

Report on dying well in Australia

Report by Hal Swerissen and Stephen Duckett from The Grattan Institute on Dying Well in Australia and recommendations for improvement.
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