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Behavioral determinants of healthy aging

To broaden the evidence base for such policy development, a review of the literature was conducted to summarize the existing evidence regarding the behavioral determinants of healthy aging.

Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol

These NHMRC guidelines aim to establish the evidence base for future policies and community materials on reducing the health risks that arise from drinking alcohol.

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.

Individual falls risk screening

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

Wellbeing and participation

The Department of Health & Human Services works to improve the health and wellbeing of older Victorians. The main focuses of its policies and programs are creating age-friendly communities, promoting healthy ageing.

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.

CareSearch

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

Medicines-related problems

NPS resource describing broad spectrum of medicines-related problems.

Polypharmacy cutoff and outcomes

This study aimed to determine an optimal discriminating number of concomitant medications associated with geriatric syndromes, functional outcomes, and mortality in community-dwelling older men.
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