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The need for mental health services for older people living in rural areas is increasing in South Australia. Providing such care requires coordination between several types of services across government, hospital and non-government sectors. The purpose of this study was to identify barriers to collaboration...
This research brief explores the impacts of cognitive ageing and decline on individuals, as well as on the wider Australian economy.
This study explored general practitioners' understanding of the reasons for recent self-harm in an older patient.
What does the evidence show about the specialist dementia care units that are most effective in managing symptoms of dementia?
News of farmer suicides has reached media forums and reports, there has been a Senate enquiry into suicide and there have been studies and intervention programs focusing on rural suicide. Yet the number of farmer suicides is not reducing.
SA Health has accepted and will implement all of the recommendations contained within the report. A number of recommendations have already been implemented or are underway following the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network’s own investigations and as a result to an audit conducted by the...
Why Am I?: The Science of Us (also known as Predict My Future: The Science of Us ) is a 2016 New Zealand documentary series about the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study , a long-running cohort study following 1037 people born in Dunedin...
On 23 February 2016, the Attorney-General of Australia, Senator the Hon. George Brandis QC, asked the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to consider existing Commonwealth laws and frameworks that seek to safeguard and protect older persons from misuse or abuse by formal and informal carers,...
The insights in this document were produced as part of a project to design a social marketing programme that would support people with long term conditions to positively manage their health. The project was led by innovate change for Counties Manukau Health and East Health...
This project involved secondary analysis of ABS and AIHW data, interviews with housing and community care service provider stakeholders in two sites (South Australia and Tasmania) and interviews with people with dementia and their carers about their housing.
Housing security is an important goal...