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This study explored general practitioners' understanding of the reasons for recent self-harm in an older patient.
Preventing falls and harm from falls in older people: best practice guidelines for Australian hospitals and residential aged care facilities 2008
These guidelines are specifically written for use in public and private hospitals and residential aged care facilities. They are to be used to inform clinical practice and assist facilities to develop and implement practices to prevent falls and injuries from falls. Australians today are continuing...
This paper proposes two reforms which together could help close the gender gap in retirement incomes and provide a boost to the retirement incomes of Australia’s most vulnerable women.
This report has made findings against five individuals and the northern Adelaide Local Health Network. It also makes thirteen recommendations that should be considered by all public officers in positions of authority.
The Network and the Australasian Centre on Ageing (ACA) at the University of Queensland have produced a guide for involving older people in research. The Guide is a product of an ongoing program of work within the Network in Ageing Well and builds on a...
This report has two aims. The first is to establish the elements of an interests-participation model for developing sustainable digital media skills and literacies among seniors aged 60 and over. The second is to present a rich qualitative account of the digital technology and social...
This research brief explores the impacts of cognitive ageing and decline on individuals, as well as on the wider Australian economy.
Conversations for Change is the Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria’s contribution to thought leadership about ageing in Victoria. Each Conversation will focus on a different topic relevant to ageing and older people in our community. The initiative is a central platform in our Vision 2020,and...
Supporting Roy's interests: an unconventional journey from the house to the workshop assisted by personalized fall prevention modifications
The relationships between older adults and their home environments are commonly built upon several decades of personal-expression, values and goals. However, fall preventative home modifications often create a dissonance between existing environments and efforts to prevent falls at home.