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A Framework for Integrating Care for Older People with Complex Health Needs

A Framework for Integrating Care for Older People with Complex Health Needs (PDF File 1.9MB)

“It’s been an ever changing assessment process for aged care patients, so I believe that an integrated framework with up-to-date information could make a real difference.”

Jennifer, Local Health District Manager

“Older people deserve the same high standard treatments as anyone else in the healthcare system, even if they have complex and more frequent problems.”

Jeff, Aged care Specialist

Models of Good Practice

See what is currently being done in the industry to achieve the integrated care vision:

“I found it difficult to navigate co-morbidity issues, so a more transparent system and process will help me to be better at my daily work.”

Tracey, Nurse

Evaluating the Building Partnerships Framework

The ACI is committed to research and evaluation to provide an evidence base for the development of effective models of care across NSW and to inform future policies and program development. The Building Partnerships Framework: Proposed Evaluation Approach provides:

  • An overview of the evaluation priorities for the Building Partnerships Framework;
  • An overview of the evaluative challenges posed by the Building Partnerships Framework; and
  • A proposed multi-level approach for evaluating the implementation and impact of the Building

Evaluation Approach – Building Partnership Framework (PDF File 494Kb)

Get Involved

Do you have an idea about how models and processes in Aged Health can be improved to achieve integrated care? We’d love to hear what’s happening in your Local Health District.

Expression of Interest

We are seeking EOI from partners to address one or more components of the Framework from partnerships of organisations, which may consist of (but not limited to) NSW Local Health Districts, Medicare Locals (or Primary Health Networks), General Practitioners, non-governement organisations, community, Aboriginal Medical Services and residential aged care service providers. Proposals addressing integrating care within organisations are also encouraged.

Download the Expression of Interest Form


Glen Pang
Manager, Aged Health Network

02 9464-4630 | 0407 995 329