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Creating Age-Friendly Health Systems in Victoria

An older man with white hair and glasses is standing in the street. He's wearing a polo shirt and braces.

Our goal

To improve outcomes and experiences for older people

Older people are more likely to be admitted to hospital or an aged care facility and are more likely to suffer harm such as falls, physical deterioration, medication errors, infections and confusion. Older people and their carers often report that the way they are treated is inconsistent with what matters to them.

By using the ‘4Ms’ framework (what matters, medication, mind and mobility), health and care practitioners can better address the key factors that shape an older person’s experience and outcomes in the health system. 

Between August 2021 and June 2022 we co-designed, tested and refined the US-based 4Ms framework and supporting guidance. We will now scale up an age-friendly approach to healthcare across Victoria.

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Information session about the Collaborative - video recording

Held on 5 May, this session provides an overview of the collaborative for health and residential aged care services who are interested in joining. The session covers the work that's happened to date, what will be involved as part of the collaborative, and questions from attendees. Expressions of Interest for the collaborative close on 25 May 2022.

Information session about the Collaborative - slide pack

Download the slide pack from the information session held on 5 May for health and residential aged care services who are interested in joining the collaborative.

“What Matters” to Older Adults?

A Toolkit for Health Systems to Design Better Care with Older Adults

Information session about the Collaborative - video recording

Held on 5 May, this session provides an overview of the collaborative for health and residential aged care services who are interested in joining. The session covers the work that's happened to date, what will be involved as part of the collaborative, and questions from attendees. Expressions of Interest for the collaborative close on 25 May 2022.

Information session about the Collaborative - slide pack

Download the slide pack from the information session held on 5 May for health and residential aged care services who are interested in joining the collaborative.

“What Matters” to Older Adults?

A Toolkit for Health Systems to Design Better Care with Older Adults

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Last updated 08 June 2022