Improving Care for Older People (IC4OP)

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September 4, 2012

The purpose of this Government funded project is to minimise functional decline associated with long stays in hospital by implementing evidenced based best practice to improve the care of the older person. Part of this approach is embedding patient centered care by encouraging the patient and their carer / family to be involved in the care


Best care for older people everywhere - The toolkit

Improving care for older people: a policy for health services (2003)

Improving care for older people: a summary of policy for health services (2003)

Improving the environment for older people in health services- An audit tool (2006)

Health Independence Program Guidelines (2006)

Planning the future of Victoria’s sub-acute service system: A capability and access planning framework (2009)

Victorian Health Priorities Framework 2012-22 


Project Coordinator:   Tel: 03 5551 8282

Opening Hours

8.30am – 5.00pm, Wednesday and Thursday


No referral is required. The program is implemented into clinical care whilst an inpatient.