Tag: hospital in the nursing home

Acute Healthcare

HITH services expanded in North Queensland

Patients in North Queensland will be able to benefit from a wider range of treatment options after a partnership was announced to expand the region's hospital in the home (HITH) services. Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) has teamed up with not-for-profit healthcare organisation Silver Chain in what is the Sunshine State's first ever…

14 Apr 2014, by Informa Australia

Acute Healthcare

Overcoming HINH challenges with Advance Care Planning

Ageing Australians make up the largest consumer group of healthcare. The risk of developing hospital acquired iatrogenic complications for older patients led to the development of hospital avoidance programmes, which aim to provide care in the patients’ own environment, such as their home or Nursing Home. With a team of nurses, general practitioners and aged…

9 Apr 2014, by Informa Australia