25 November 2009

Australia rating well in detection of dementia and depression

Australia leads the world in diagnosis
Australian Ageing Agenda: 17 November 2009
Australian aged care facilities lead in the world in diagnosing chronic medical conditions among their residents, according to a census from multinational provider Bupa.

The 2009 census was based on 26,647 surveys conducted across the group’s 400 aged care facilities in the UK, Spain, New Zealand and Australia.

The census revealed that Australian facilities were better at detecting dementia and depression. … > full story

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