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World first study reveals increase in premature deaths in Australian nursing homes

The first comprehensive study of deaths in Australian nursing homes has been published today, revealing a more than 400 per cent increase in the incidence of premature and potentially preventable deaths of nursing home residents over the past decade.

Medicine & health
2 Monash study of global medication errors in nursing homes reveals surprising results

Monash study of global medication errors in nursing homes reveals surprising results

Monash researchers have published a unique review of international data to determine the prevalence of medication errors in nursing homes leading to hospitalisation or death.

Medicine & health
Professor Joseph Ibrahim

Should older people and those with dementia have their licences revoked?

by Professor Joseph Ibrahim One in ten people over the age of 65 and three in ten people over the age of 85 have dementia. As a degenerative and debilitating...

Professor Joseph Ibrahim

Should older people and those with dementia have their licences revoked?

by Professor Joseph Ibrahim One in ten people over the age of 65 and three in ten people over the age of 85 have dementia. As a degenerative and debilitating...

Professor Joseph Ibrahim

Should older people and those with dementia have their licences revoked?

by Professor Joseph Ibrahim One in ten people over the age of 65 and three in ten people over the age of 85 have dementia. As a degenerative and debilitating...

Professor Joseph Ibrahim

Climate change: our health is at stake

By Professor Joseph Ibrahim and Ms Judith McInnes Despite the focus of daily media reports, it must not be forgotten that climate change is not just about taxes, the economy...

Professor Joseph Ibrahim

Climate change: our health is at stake

By Professor Joseph Ibrahim and Ms Judith McInnes Despite the focus of daily media reports, it must not be forgotten that climate change is not just about taxes, the economy...

Professor Joseph Ibrahim

Climate change: our health is at stake

By Professor Joseph Ibrahim and Ms Judith McInnes Despite the focus of daily media reports, it must not be forgotten that climate change is not just about taxes, the economy...