Australia's Welfare 2013

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

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.

Coordinated Veterans' Care program

The Coordinated Veterans' Care (CVC) Program is a team-based program designed to increase support for Gold Card holders with one or more targeted chronic conditions or complex care needs at risk of unplanned hospitalisation.

Medicines-related problems

NPS resource describing broad spectrum of medicines-related problems.

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.

Clinical practice guidelines for the psychosocial care of adults with cancer

The objective of these guidelines is to assist health professionals in providing optimal, evidence-based psychosocial care of adults with cancer, and their families.

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.


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


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