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Predicting the probability for falls in community-dwelling older adults

The objective of this retrospective case-control study was to develop a model for predicting the likelihood of falls among community-dwelling older adults.

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.

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.

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.

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.

QUIT

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

MNA nutrition screening and assessment tool

The MNA� is a validated nutrition screening and assessment tool that can identify geriatric patients age 65 and above who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition.

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