Aged Care

Mrs Jessica Samways1 1Mater Health, South Brisbane, Australia, 2Mater Pharmacy, South Brisbane, Australia Speech pathologists at Mater Hospital Brisbane receive many referrals for “pill dysphagia”, or difficulty swallowing solid oral dose medication. Some of the referrals to speech pathology would...
  • May 14, 2021
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Mr Christopher Martin1,2, Emeritus Professor Kenneth Pakenham1, Dr Fiona Maccallum1 1University of Queensland, Australia, Brisbane, Australia, 2Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, Sunshine Coast, Australia Background Palliative care aims to improve quality of life (QoL) across physical, spiritual, and psychosocial...
  • May 14, 2021
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Mrs Jasmine Everist1, Helena  McDonald1, Thea  Moloney1 1Peninsula Health, Frankston, Australia Globally, the population of those aged over 65 years is increasing, and with aging comes a multifactorial increased vulnerability to malnutrition and associated concerns. The aim of Peninsula Health...
  • May 13, 2021
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Mrs Prue McRae1, Dr Merrilyn  Banks1,2, Dr Adrienne  Young1,2, Professor Ruth Hubbard3, Dr  Nancye Peel3, Professor Adrian Barnett2, Associate Professor Kwang Lim4,5, Professor Nicholas  Graves2, Professor  Susan  Kurrle6, Professor Irene Blackberry4,7, Professor  Theresa  Green2, Professor  Sharon Inouye8,9, Assoc Prof Alison ...
  • April 4, 2019
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Ms Lara Anderson1, Dr Lara Kimmel1, Dr  Chris Moran1, Associate Professor  Sue Liew1 1The Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia Background:  Hospital presentations for management of hip fracture are increasing and a growing cohort are admitted from High Level Care (HLC).  Whilst...
  • April 4, 2019
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Jeremy Carr1, Melanie  Reeves2 1Back On Track Physiotherapy, Corowa, Australia, 2Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network, Wagga Wagga, Australia The Vitality Passport is tasked with halting or reversing fraility within community dwelling individuals.  The program uses a multi-component approach via a range...
  • April 4, 2019
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Mrs Prue McRae1, Ms Elise  Treleaven1, Ms Karen Lee-Steere1, Mrs Margaret Cahill1, Dr Simon  Finnigan1,3, Associate Professor Alison Mudge1,2 1Royal Brisbane And Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 2QUT, Brisbane, Australia, 3UQ Centre for Clinical Research, Brisbane, Australia Introduction: Cognitive impairment (CI)...
  • April 4, 2019
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Mr Nicholas Davis1 1Central Coast Local Health District, With approximately 1 in 3 Australians aged 65 and over falling every year, and up to 6% of these suffering a fracture, the resulting functional restriction can often result in devastating outcomes....
  • April 4, 2019
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Dr Sean Horan1,2, Mr Blayne Arnold1, Dr Benjamin Weeks1,2, Dr Justin Kavanagh1,2 1School of Allied Health Sciences, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia, 2Menzies Health Institute Queensland, , Australia Introduction: Skeletal muscle mass increases over the first three decades of life,...
  • April 3, 2019
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Donna Bainbridge1 1S.A Health, Adelaide, Australia Older Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people experience different health outcomes, consequences stemming from pervasive discrimination and unconscious prejudice. The growing numbers of LGBTI people seeking aged care services represents a complex,...
  • April 3, 2019
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