Medical outreach program to reduce hospitalisations

| 14 Jul 2017

An on-call medical outreach trial will see expert hospital staff provide treatment of acute conditions, such as pneumonia and cellulitis, to residents within their aged care facility. The initiative hopes to reduce the amount of aged care residents presenting at hospital emergency departments.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Coordinator

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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