• Care of the Ageing: Ageing and Aged Care Research Review

    As Australia’s ageing population increases, the need to adapt models of care we once relied on for the older generation is changing. COVID-19 has had substantial impacts on the aged care system, requiring new solutions and innovation to improve patient care. This report aims to emphasise the extensive ageing and aged care research across Melbourne  Academic … Read more

  • Exercise for older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The long-term health effects of isolation and decreased physical activity in older adults is unknown, therefore staying active is vitally important to older adults’ physical, social and mental well-being. Where possible include strength and balance activities when exercising. And finally, it’s never too late to start! Doing a small amount of exercise each day will … Read more

  • Victorian Translation Centres Collaborative COVID-19 Healthcare Recovery Initiative

    The Department of Health and Human Services is currently pursuing a whole of Victorian Government COVID-19 system reform and recovery plan, to prevent and mitigate adverse consequences of the pandemic, restoring systems and services, and reform and improve system performance and sustainability.   The Victorian Collaborative Healthcare Recovery Initiative proposal has been awarded $800,000 within the Government’s recent $8 … Read more

  • Collaborative research is crucial in the fightback against COVID-19

    With collaborative networks that span most of Australia, the seven Advanced Health Research and Translation Centres and three Centres for Innovation in Regional Health have been able to bring together researchers, clinicians and health service leaders to identify research priorities and fast track projects. The translation centres are accredited by the National Health and Medical … Read more