Aged care / Last 1000 days

Ms Amanda Judson1, Dr Nicola Clayton1,2,3, Ms Chelsea Larkman1, Mrs Eva Norman4 1Speech Pathology Department, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, Australia, 2School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia, 3Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney,...
  • May 25, 2021
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Ms Farnaz Khoshmanesh1, Professor Yvonne Wells2, Associate Professor Tracy Fortune3, Dr Tamara Tse4 1Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Social Policy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, 2Australian Institute for Primary Care & Ageing (AIPCA),La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, 3Occupational Therapy, Social...
  • May 25, 2021
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Adam Horrocks1, Vesna Milasinovic1 1Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group (FSFHG), Perth, Australia Internationally there is growing evidence that older adults admitted to hospital are at greatest risk of further complications and declining health than those cared for at home. In...
  • May 24, 2021
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Ms Skye Sewell1, Dr Suzanne Hopf1 1Charles Sturt University, Albury, Australia This narrative literature review aimed to identify the speech-language pathology (SLP) service profile in Australian residential aged-care facilities (RACFs) and service level factors influencing SLP service delivery in that...
  • May 24, 2021
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Mrs Karon Markovski1, Mrs Aranka Nenov1 1Western Health, Williamstown, Australia Malnutrition is common in the hospital setting. Western Health Nutrition studies have shown that 45% of patients require assistance with feeding and only half of these receive it. In response...
  • May 24, 2021
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Ms Jane Gale1 1Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group, , Background: Clients are referred to the Aged Care Assessment Team for assessment and management aimed at assisting them to either, continue living in the community, or facilitating a...
  • May 18, 2021
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Dr Marianne Coleman1,2, Dr Bao Ngyuen1, Prof Lynette Joubert3, Prof Allison McKendrick1 1Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, University Of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 2National Vision Research Institute, Australian College of Optometry, Melbourne, Australia, 3Department of Social Work, University Of Melbourne,...
  • May 18, 2021
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Shelly Casey1, Lilliana Barone1 1Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Port Kembla Hospital, Australia Background: Sarcopenia is a muscle disease that results in decreased muscle strength, mass and function. It is a disease usually associated with aging however it is now...
  • May 14, 2021
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Ms Celia Marston1, Dr Digsu Koye1,2, Ms Rose Goonan1, Professor Andrea Maier1,2, Dr Esmee Reijnierse2, Dr Marlena Klaic1,2 1Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 2University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Background: Understanding the amount of rehabilitation interventions required for older people to achieve...
  • May 14, 2021
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Dr Jessica Cecil1, Ms Jessica Barry1, Dr Frances Batchelor1, Ms Amy Parker1, Mr Andre Catrice2, Ms Nicole Doran2 1National Ageing Research Institute, Parkville, Australia, 2Victorian Department of Health and Human Services , Melbourne, Australia Aims: Health and wellbeing support for...
  • May 14, 2021
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