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A multi-organisation aged care emergency service for acute care management of older residents in aged care facilities (Australia)

International Literature

posted by WM Admin on 19 May 2015

This case study describes a multi-organisation aged care emergency (ACE) service designed to enable point-of-care assessment and management for older people in residential aged care facilities (RACFs)  in New South Wales, Australia.

"The ACE service offers a model shown to reduce ED presentations and admissions from RACFs, and provide quality care with a focus on the needs of the older person".

To read the full abstract, and for information on how to access the full text, go to: http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH15049 or contact your DHB library, or organisational or local library for assistance.

Conway, J., et al. (2015). A multi-organisation aged care emergency service for acute care management of older residents in aged care facilities. Australian Health Review, 18 May [Epub before print]