Due to finish 2021
Older people use comparably more emergency care services than other age groups and attendance rates to emergency care settings are increasing. This is in part due to the demographic shift Australia is undergoing with a rapidly growing ageing population.
Older people also have complex medical problems with multiple comorbidities and psychosocial needs that require care coordination and multidisciplinary team assessment prior to discharge
This initiative will identify and implement best practice management of emergency presentations of the older person.
Improved clinical practice in the management of emergency presentations of the older person.