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New program aims to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions for older adults

September 5, 2019

Preventing stressful, and often unnecessary, hospital admissions for older Australians living in residential aged care facilities is the aim of a new $1.9 million program funded by the Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund.

  • $1.9 million three-year study to reduce hospitalization of aged care residents
  • EDDIE+ program to provide tailored training and resources for early detection of deterioration
  • Program aims to empower nursing staff to proactively care for residents in familiar surroundings.

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