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About Agedcaretests.com
As the baby boomer generation comes  into age and the ever increasing aged care sector expands its important  to have reliable resources on hand.This website is created in response  to the needs and demands of an aging population.
Aged Care Tests, Assessments & Scales is a resource to support those who work with the elderly.
Generally nursing homes,  geriatrics, doctors and clinicians will benefit greatly from the  resources supplied on this website.  Our motivation for creating this  website is in offering information to help serve the frail and aged. We  endeavour to promote a wide variety of information, assessments and  tests so one can address a broad range of issues related to the  well-being of the elderly in a holistic and thorough approach.
  • To ensure that every older person receives high-quality, patient-centred health care
  • To expand the geriatrics knowledge base
Everyday there are new assessments and tests being added to this site.

Geriatrics Core Values Core Attributes and Competencies: -
Excellence in clinical care
• Patient-centered care that respects patient and family preferences and balances the burden of therapies with potential benefits
• Comprehensive care that addresses mental health and social issues as well as medical conditions
• Provision of coordinated care across all settings, including office, hospital, nursing home, acute rehabilitation unit, home, community based long-term-care sites, and hospice
• Coordinated care that includes communication among providers
• Interdisciplinary team care with shared responsibility for patient care processes and outcomes
• Commitment to quality and its continuous improvement
• Focus on function and quality of life as outcomes
• Expertise in the diagnosis and care of chronic diseases and geriatric conditions
• Communication and interpersonal skills that serve both patients and families
• Prevention (primary, secondary, and tertiary) and rehabilitation as strategies to preserve, maintain, and restore function and prevent disability and dependency
• Palliative care for the relief of physical and psychological suffering, regular communication about care goals as disease progresses, and continuity of comprehensive palliative services for both patient and family caregivers across healthcare settings
• End-of-life and hospice care when patients are terminally ill and intensive comprehensive palliative care becomes the primary focus of health care
• Emphasis on patient safety and avoiding iatrogenesis
• Cultural competency and respect

• Highest ethical standards
• Excellent peer relations
• Acquisition and maintenance of board certification
• Lifelong learning and continuous professional growth
• Respect for roles of all members of the healthcare team
• Teaching lay and professional audiences

Expansion of knowledge related to health and aging
• Research on the basic science of aging and age-related diseases and geriatric conditions, clinical research, clinical and population-based   research, social and behavioral research, and health services research, including quality-of-care research
Education of a health professions workforce to care for older persons
• Teaching in traditional and nontraditional settings, both at academic institutions and in the community
• Teaching primary care physicians, medical sub-specialists, surgical and related medical specialists, and other health professionals

Advocacy for older patients
• Balancing autonomy and safety for individual patients
• Working within healthcare systems to ensure that needs of older persons are comprehensively met
• Working within educational settings to promote curriculum reform to foster the goals of geriatric medicine
• Collaborating with other medical professional societies and the societies of other healthcare disciplines to promote high-quality care of older persons
• Working with lobbyists, governments, and consumer groups to implement policy changes that promote the goals of geriatric medicine

• Vision and flexibility to anticipate and respond to changing healthcare and political environments
• Ability to mobilize resources to meet current and future goals
• Willingness to share leadership roles with other specialties and disciplines in the care of older persons
• Rising to leadership positions in all relevant environments (e.g., academia, healthcare systems, government

Email: info@agedcaretests.com
Thank you for your contributions. All monies go to geriatric services and  development/research of geriatric support tools. We support and fund  senior citizens,  geriatric hospitals and clinics world wide.
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