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Aged Health

Geriatric Medicine Outreach Service

This service provides cross-district virtual geriatric consults to people living in rural and remote areas.
Sydney Local Health DistrictWestern NSW Local Health DistrictFar West Local Health District
Added: 20 May 2021|Last updated: 11 November 2022

Transitional Aged Care Program Redesign

This project sought to improve the effectiveness of the Transitional Aged Care Program by unifying and clarifying the governance and underlying philosophy across all teams, improving communication, building case management capacity and facilitating meaningful community connectedness.
Southern NSW Local Health District
Added: 21 April 2022|Last updated: 28 April 2022

The Holy Grail: Perioperative care for the frail

This project seeks to screen all patients on the elective surgical waitlist for frailty and optimise the health of those who are frail prior to their surgery. Five solutions were co-designed and are currently being implemented to allow a systematic screening for frailty and support the patient as they prepare for their surgery.
Royal North Shore Hospital
Added: 16 November 2021|Last updated: 9 December 2021

Falls in older people with cataract: a longitudinal evaluation of impact and risk

This project identified factors associated with an increased falls risk in older people with cataract during their wait for cataract surgery.
The George Institute for Global Health, UNSW Australia
Added: 23 June 2017|Last updated: 8 November 2021

Southcare Outreach Service (SOS)

The Southcare Outreach Service is a new model of care that delivers a rapid response, multidisciplinary team to clients aged over 65 years in their home to prevent presentations to the emergency department.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 19 February 2016|Last updated: 28 October 2021

Collaborative Care Outreach for Residential Aged Care Facilities

The ‘A Collaborative Care Outreach for Residential Aged Care Facilities in SLHD’ (ACCORD) project aims to deliver improvements in clinical leadership, education, processes and connections between the Access Care Team and Residential Aged Care Facility Outreach Service.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 24 April 2018|Last updated: 2 June 2021

Making the Health of the Nation Outcome Scale Work For Us

This project added an additional multidisciplinary team meeting to the Older Persons Mental Health Team schedule each week and adjusted the meeting agenda, to allow more time for mental health care reviews.
Sutherland Hospital and Community Health Service
Added: 30 April 2018|Last updated: 8 April 2021

Improving resident activity levels in the aged care facility on Norfolk Island

We worked closely with the community, staff, residents, and families of those living in the aged care facility on Norfolk Island to address their most pressing issue; the activity levels of the residents.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 5 December 2018|Last updated: 13 December 2018

Detecting Delirium in the Emergency Department

Belmont District Hospital implemented an education package for nursing staff, to improve the use of the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) screening tool in the emergency department (ED). The CAM tool is an affordable and easy way to dramatically improve the outcomes of patients presenting to the ED with delirium.
Added: 14 February 2018|Last updated: 1 March 2018

The Smallest Things Can Make the Biggest Difference

Broken Hill Health Service in Far West Local Health District implemented the person-centred sunflower tool, to improve communication and build a rapport between staff, patients and carers.
Added: 29 January 2018|Last updated: 12 February 2018

Living Well in Residential Aged Care: Reducing Falls and Harm from Falls

Nyngan Health Service developed a falls workbook and DVD, which was used to educate aged care residents on falls and empower them to develop personalised strategies that would reduce their risk of falling.
Nyngan Residential Aged Care
Added: 10 February 2017|Last updated: 27 February 2017

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