Development of Quality Indicators for the frail elderly in acute care (2009–2010)

Frail older people are particularly vulnerable to a range of mishaps while in hospital. Good care can reduce the frequency and extent of these problems. Quality indicators (QIs) assist hospitals, and clinical service units within them, to appraise their performance, and to compare it to other hospitals. QIs for the measurement of outcomes for the frail aged in the acute care setting do not exist in Australia or overseas. We aim to develop these indicators during this study.
Grant type:
NHMRC Project Grant
  • Professor in Geriatric Medicine
    Centre for Health Services Research
    Faculty of Medicine
  • Senior Lecturer
    School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
    Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
    Senior Research Fellow
    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
Funded by:
National Health and Medical Research Council