Topics: Older people

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Dementia prevalence and incidence among the Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations of the Northern Territory

Qin Li SQ, Guthridge S, Aratchige PE, Lowe MP, Wang Z, Zhao Y, Krause V (2014) Dementia prevalence and incidence among the Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations of the Northern Territory Medical Journal of Australia; 200: (465-469)


Report on government services 2014: Indigenous compendium

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision (2014) Report on government services 2014: Indigenous compendium Canberra: Productivity Commission


The Kimberley assessment of depression of older Indigenous Australians: prevalence of depressive disorders, risk factors and validation of the KICA-dep scale

Almeida OP, Flicker L, Fenner S, Smith K, Hyde Z, Atkinson D, Skeaf L, Malay R, LoGiudice D (2014) The Kimberley assessment of depression of older Indigenous Australians: prevalence of depressive disorders, risk factors and validation of the KICA-dep scale PLOS One; 9(4): e94983 Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0094983


Age-dependent decline of association between obesity and coronary heart disease: a cohort study in a remote Australian Aboriginal community

Wang Z, Hoy WE (2013) Age-dependent decline of association between obesity and coronary heart disease: a cohort study in a remote Australian Aboriginal community BMJ Open; 3(11): e004042 Retrieved 25 November 2013 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004042


National consultation informing development of guidelines for a palliative approach for aged care in the community setting

Holloway K, Toye C, McConigley R, Tieman J, Currow D, Hegarty M (2013) National consultation informing development of guidelines for a palliative approach for aged care in the community setting Australasian Journal on Ageing; Early view: ()


Trends in hospitalisations due to falls by older people, Australia: 1999-00 to 2010-11

Bradley C (2013) Trends in hospitalisations due to falls by older people, Australia: 1999-00 to 2010-11 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


The overall health and risk factor profile of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants from the 45 and up study

Gubhaju L, McNamara BJ, Banks E, Joshy G, Raphael B, Williamson A, Eades SJ (2013) The overall health and risk factor profile of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants from the 45 and up study BMC Public Health; 13: 661 Retrieved 17 July 2013 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-661


Kimberley Indigenous Cognitive Assessment (KICA) regional urban

National Ageing Research Institute (2013) Kimberley Indigenous Cognitive Assessment (KICA) regional urban Melbourne: National Ageing Research Institute This cognitive screening tool was developed to provide health practitioners with a culturally appropriate means for screening for dementia in regional and urban Indigenous populations.


Practical ways to overcome isolation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers: a literature review

Taylor J (2013) Practical ways to overcome isolation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers: a literature review Canberra: Carers Australia


Considering Aboriginal palliative care models: the challenges for mainstream services

O’Brien AP, Bloomer MJ, McGrath P, Clark K, Martin T, Lock M, Pidcock T, van der Riet P, O’Connor M (2013) Considering Aboriginal palliative care models: the challenges for mainstream services Rural and Remote Health; 13: 2339 Retrieved 8 May 2013 from http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/showarticlenew.asp?ArticleID=2339


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