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  1. Case studies - implementation

    01 Mar 2017

    Older people presenting to hospital are at risk of functional decline. Victorian health services made many changes to address this risk during the Improving Care for Older People Initiative...

  2. Case study - assessment

    16 Nov 2015

    Case study of Barwon Health’s electronic risk screening and assessment initiative, implemented as part of the Improving Care for Older People Program...

  3. Case study - dementia

    27 Jan 2016

    Case study of Western Health’s development of a therapy garden for dementia patients, implemented as part of the Improving Care for Older People Program...

  4. Case study - ICOP

    16 Nov 2015

    As the population ages, hospital admissions are increasingly about treating chronic conditions. The Improving Care for Older People Program supported Victorian hospitals to address this issue...

  5. Case study - nutrition

    16 Nov 2015

    Case study of Goulburn Valley Health’s nutrition screening and meal assistance initiative, implemented as part of the Improving Care for Older People Program...

  6. Case study – person centred practice

    16 Nov 2015

    Case study of Melbourne Health’s initiative to enhance person centred practice by using patient stories, implemented as part of the Improving Care for Older People Program...

  7. Case study – pressure care

    21 Jan 2016

    Case study of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne’s pressure relieving equipment initiative, implemented as part of the Improving Care for Older People Program...

  8. Case study – professional development

    16 Nov 2015

    Case study of Northern Health’s Staff Capacity Building Initiative, implemented as part of the Improving Care for Older People Program...

  9. Classifying pressure injuries and skin tears

    16 Nov 2015

    Effective management and treatment of pressure injuries and skin tears depends on their stage or classification...

  10. Clinical case study – Elsie, an older person in hospital

    16 Nov 2015

    Case study of an 85 year old lady who presented in ED via ambulance following a fall. She fractured her left shoulder in two places and has just had surgery...