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.

A preliminary evaluation of the prevalence of falls, pain and urinary incontinence in remote living Indigenous Australians over the age of 45 years

LoGiudice DC, Smith K, Atkinson D, Dwyer A, Lautenschlager N, Almeida OA, Flicker L (2010) A preliminary evaluation of the prevalence of falls, pain and urinary incontinence in remote living Indigenous Australians over the age of 45 years Internal Medicine Journal; Accepted Articles: (1-21)


Active ageing —another way to oppress marginalized and disadvantaged elders? Aboriginal Elders as a case study

Ranzijn, R (2010) Active ageing —another way to oppress marginalized and disadvantaged elders? Aboriginal Elders as a case study. Journal of Health Psychology; 15: (716-723)


Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine position statement – Indigenous ageing in Australia

Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (2010) Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine position statement – Indigenous ageing in Australia. Australasian Journal on Ageing; 29: (93-94)


Performance audit of residential aged care for Indigenous Australians

16 March, 2010 | Posted in Vol 10 No 1, January 2010 - March 2010  Older people  Services  

Office of Evaluation and Audit (Indigenous Programs) (2009) Performance audit of residential aged care for Indigenous Australians. Canberra: Australian National Audit Office


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers: caring for our people

25 February, 2010 | Posted in Vol 10 No 1, January 2010 - March 2010  Disability  Older people  

National Respite for Carers Program (2009) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers: caring for our people Canberra: National Respite for Carers Program


Australia’s welfare 2009

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2009) Australia’s welfare 2009. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Assessment and prevalence of dementia in Indigenous Australians

Smith K (2009) Assessment and prevalence of dementia in Indigenous Australians. Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine thesis, University of Western Australia, Perth


Assessing cognitive impairment in Indigenous Australians: Re-evaluation of the Kimberley Indigenous Cognitive Assessment in Western Australia and the Northern Territory

Smith K, Flicker L, Dwyer A, Marsh G, Mahajani S, et al. (2009) Assessing cognitive impairment in Indigenous Australians: Re-evaluation of the Kimberley Indigenous Cognitive Assessment in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Australian Psychologist;44(1):54-61


Labor Government commits to long-term funding for NT’s elderly

9 January, 2009 | Posted in Vol 9 No 1, January 2009 - March 2009  Older people  Services  

The Labor Government has recently committed $46 million to the Indigenous Aged Care Plan, which was announced in September 2008.


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