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04 Sep 2019

Did you know up to 27 per cent of older adults experience frailty and up to 50 per cent are pre-frail globally? People who are frail are also more likely to experience negative health outcomes.

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  • Older people
05 Aug 2019

“We used to record people as ‘confused’,” says nurse manager Sarah Jenkin. “Now we write ‘delirium’, and take appropriate action to manage the condition."

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  • Innovation and improvement
  • Older people
22 Jul 2019

This expression of interest has now closed.

In Victoria, more than 3000 hip replacements are performed each year. Around 3 per cent of patients who undergo this surgery have an unplanned return to hospital.

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  • Older people
  • Quality measures
05 Jun 2019

Expressions of interest have now closed.

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  • Older people
13 May 2019

Following the success of our first clinical fellowship, Safer Care Victoria welcomes eight new clinicians to undertake our second SCV fellowship.

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  • Clinical/Acute Care
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Mental health
  • Older people
  • Paediatric
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency care
  • Palliative care
  • Renal
26 Apr 2019

Expressions of interest have now closed.

Safer Care Victoria is looking for consumers and carers to join an expert working group tasked with looking at how bed rails are used across inpatient settings in Victorian health services.

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  • Older people
22 Jun 2018

This expression of interest has now closed.

Safer Care Victoria and the Care of Older People Clinical Network are looking for clinicians and consumers to help drive a collaborative project to improve health outcomes for older people.

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  • Older people
15 Jun 2018

This expression of interest has now closed.

Safer Care Victoria is looking for consumers to help drive a statewide response to improve health outcomes for older people, and those in palliative care.

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  • Clinical/Acute Care
  • Older people
  • Patience experience and outcomes
31 Oct 2017

Health workers will have a greater say in the development and delivery of higher quality healthcare in Victoria, following the release of a new framework for clinician engagement.

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  • Innovation and improvement
  • Maternity and newborn
  • Older people
  • Paediatric
  • Quality measures