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Home and community care services: a major opportunity for preventive health care

Jorm, Louisa R; Walter, Scott R; Lujic, Sanja; Byles, Julie E; Kendig, Hal L

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BACKGROUND In Australia, the Home and Community Care (HACC) program provides services in the community to frail elderly living at home and their carers. Surprisingly little is known about the health of people who use these services. In this study we sought to describe health-related factors associated with use of HACC services, and to identify potential opportunities for targeting preventive services to those at high risk. METHODS We obtained questionnaire data from the 45 and Up Study for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010-05-22
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/95509
Source: BMC Geriatrics
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2318-10-26

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