Related Websites and Resources

The following websites and publications may be of interest:

Australian organisations
Aged and Community Services Australia
Alzheimer's Australia
Australian Association of Gerontology

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care:

     Delirium Clinical Care Standard

     Hip Fracture Care Standard

     Acute Stroke Clinical Care Standard

     Caring for Cognitive Impairment Campaign

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care - Caring for Cognitive Impairment campaign

Australian Medical Association
Australian Medical Association SA
Australian Prescriber
Council on the Ageing

National Aged Care Alliance
National Blood Authority    -   Patient Blood Management Guidelines Progress Updates
Australian & New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry


New Zealand organisations

Age Concern New Zealand

Alzheimer's NZ

Elder Care Canterbury

HART Health and Ageing Research Team

Osteoporosis New Zealand

New Zealand Foundation for the Blind
NZ Continence Association

Stroke Foundation of New Zealand
The Alzheimer's Foundation of NZ

The New Zealand Association of Gerontology

International organisations
Age Concern (UK)
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
American Geriatrics Society
Asia Pacific Geriatric News
British Geriatrics Society

British Society of Gerontology

Fragility Fracture Network
Help Age International

Hong Kong Geriatric Society

International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics

IAGG - GARN Global Ageing Research Network
International Federation on Ageing
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM)
Singapore Society for Geriatric Medicine
United Nations Program on Ageing
WHO Ageing and Life Course
WHO - IAGG Knowledge Network on Fraility and Sarcopenia

Australian government

Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce
Medical Board of Australia - Update

National Lead Clinicians Group Bulletin Board
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (DBMAS)
Dept. of Health and Ageing

Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce newsletters
National Prescribing Service-new Drug Use Elevation(DUE) toolkits for aged care homes
Victorian Government Health Information

Australian Government Updates

Prudential Standards Review:  DoH

Dept of Health  DoH   2016

New guide to combining aged care services

Indexation rates for Residential Aged Care & Home Care Packages and changes to Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)

Health Care Homes


New Zealand government

National Health Committee

New Zealand Ministry of Health

New Zealand Guidelines Group

NZ Health Information
Ministry of Social Development - Older Persons

Statistics NZ - Older Persons

Australian research
Aging Research online
Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care (ACEBAC)

Centre for Education and Research on Ageing CERA)

National Ageing Research Institute (NARI)
The Centre for STRONG Medicine
The Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing

International research
Aging Research Centre
National Institute on Aging (US)


Age and Ageing (journal)
Aging in the Know
Australasian Journal on Ageing
Australian Pain Society Guidelines
Ethical conduct for health websites
Geriatrics at your fingertips
Health and Age
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Medicines Australia Code of Conduct
The Merck Manual of Geriatrics
Olders Mens Health & Wellbeing


30 Years of Geriatric TherapeuticsRohan Elliott and Michael Woodward AM

Geriatric medicine and pharmacy practice: a historical perspective : Rohan Elliott and Michael Woodward AM

Geriatric Medicine: an introductionEdited by Gideon Caplan (Prince of Wales Hospital, Randswick, and University of New South Wales   Pub:

Cochrane Australia: Interventions for preventing delirium in hospitalised non-ICU patients

White Book on Frailty: endorsed by the International Association on Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) / Global Aging Research Network (GARN)

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Last update:  22/6/2017