Timed up and go test

To determine fall risk and measure progress of balance, sit to stand, and walking.

Western Australia Centre for Healthy Ageing

WACHA is a leading, clinical research and education Centre that is re-defining ageing research in Western Australia.

Vaccines for older people

Resource for the Australian Government funded vaccines for older Australians.

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.

Australia's Welfare 2013

Australia's welfare 2013 is the 11th biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

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.


Quit has been the principal agency for population-level tobacco control in Victoria for 30 years.

Dementia in Australia

This report provides a comprehensive picture of dementia in Australia, illustrated by the latest available data and information on trends over time.





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