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  1. Pain

    19 Dec 2016

    Many older people in hospital experience pain but it is sometimes overlooked. Pain should be identified, assessed and managed...

  2. Pain - ICOP Initiatives

    16 Nov 2015

    Pain initiatives undertaken by Victorian health services as part of the Improving Care for Older People (ICOP) program...

  3. Pain and ageing

    16 Nov 2015

    Older people can be under-treated for pain because of misconceptions about ageing and pain...

  4. Pain and discharge planning

    20 Mar 2017

    Pain management discharge plans should be developed with older patients and their family and carers and they should be educated about implementing it...

  5. Pain identification

    20 Mar 2017

    Effective and timely identification, assessment and management of pain in hospital help reduce suffering and prevent functional decline in older people...

  6. Pain management and treatment

    18 May 2016

    The treatment and management of pain should be based on pain assessment findings and involve both pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches...

  7. Pain resources

    18 Nov 2015

    Educational and information resources available on identifying, assessing and managing pain in older people in hospital...

  8. Palliative approach focuses on improving quality of life

    02 Dec 2016

    Palliative care aims to improve the quality of life of patients who have a terminal illness and their families...

  9. Palliative approach to caring for older people

    19 Dec 2016

    Palliative care shifts the focus from prolonging life to maximising quality of life and providing appropriate care to patients and their families...

  10. Palliative care - grief and loss

    20 Mar 2017

    Palliative care extends to caring for a person and their family and carers after death...