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 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 is the 11th biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
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.
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.
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 has been the principal agency for population-level tobacco control in Victoria for 30 years.
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.
A definition of Palliative Care