Department of Health

Older people in hospital are at risk of functional decline and require a multi-dimensional approach to minimise this risk.

This set of ten fact sheets cover the topics of communication, comprehensive geriatric assessment, identifying and managing cognitive impairment, multi-morbidity, preventing adverse events, advance care planning, interdisciplinary practice, implementing evidence based practice and minimising the risk of transitions.

Reviewed 04 October 2015


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Older People in Hospital Department of Health

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