Care of the older person in emergency departments
Enhancing the use of best practice in caring for the older person in emergency departments (ED) is a priority area for the Emergency Care Improvement and Innovation Clinical Network (ECIICN). Care of the older person in emergency departments forum was a collaborative project between ECIICN and the Emergency and Trauma Program. The forum offered attendees an opportunity to hear from experts, share their experiences and build a team approach to the care of the older person in ED.
More than 80 participants attended the forum and heard presentations from a range of experts on the patient journey, better use in medicine and best practice and innovative approaches.
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Falls risk screening in ED (Keith Hill)
SCORE: Mitigating clinical risks in aged care with evidence-based practice (Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh)
Toolkit (Katerine Utry)
The Best care for older people everywhere - The toolkit (The toolkit) has been developed to assist health services identify tools and resources that can assist them in improving care for older people in hospital and throughout the patient's journey through the care continuum.