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  1. Screening

    06 Mar 2017

    Screening identifies people or conditions that would benefit from further assessment...

  2. Screening - cognition

    16 Nov 2015

    Cognitive impairment can have a significant impact on an older person’s health and well-being. It is important to screen for it and rule out treatable causes...

  3. Screening and ageing

    06 Mar 2017

    Screening and assessment on admission and during a hospital stay can help clinicians identify and respond to actual or potential risks to their older patient’s health...

  4. Screening and assessing frailty

    03 Aug 2018

    Screening and assessing frailty should consider a person’s physical performance, nutritional status, cognition and mental health...

  5. Screening and assessment

    06 Mar 2017

    Screening and assessment on admission and during a hospital stay can help clinicians identify and respond to actual or potential risks to their patients...

  6. Self-care and mobility

    01 Mar 2017

    An older person’s ability to move and care for themselves will determine the services they need in hospital and after discharge...

  7. Skin and ageing

    16 Nov 2015

    Older people are at risk of skin damage, as changes due to ageing affect skin integrity, making it vulnerable to damage, pressure injury or skin tears...

  8. Skin and impacts of damage

    07 Mar 2017

    Pressure injuries and skin tears are the most common wounds that affect older people as a result of being in hospital...

  9. Skin injuries - responding

    07 Mar 2017

    Responding to pressure injuries and skin tears requires being aware of the factors that promote healing and addressing injuries and tears...

  10. Skin Integrity - ICOP Initiatives

    16 Nov 2015

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