Develop systems of care in general practice for people diagnosed with dementia and their families

Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia and the leading cause of death for women1. The North Coast region has one of the highest incidents of dementia in Australia. By 2041 it is predicted 32% of the HNC population will be over 65, with the largest growth in the 75+ age group2 

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Embed falls screening and prevention into general practice

One in three people aged 65+ years fall every year. It is the leading cause of hospitalisation in older adults (41%) and costs an estimated $3.9 billion nationally each year*.  Many people believe falls ‘just happen’ as you get older, but falls are not an inevitable part of ageing. Fall risk is multifactorial and linked

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Increase GP preparedness for COVID-19 outbreak in RACF

COVID-19 outbreaks in residential aged care facilities have demonstrated the critical role for general practice in mitigating the impact of a COVID-19 outbreak. This quality improvement activity uses the COVID-19 Residential Aged Care Facility Outbreak GP Framework to assist GPs prepare for, respond to and provide medical coverage during a COVID-19 outbreak in residential aged

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