How to become an Age-Friendly Health Service: A step-by-step guide

We have developed an online step by step guide of age friendly actions for health and community services, utilising the toolkits provided by the Queensland Government1,2 and the World Health Organisation3.

 

1. Baseline Needs Assessment Mapping and Checklists

2. Understand and Engage your Stakeholders

3. Partner and Connect

4. Develop an Action Plan

5. Evaluate

 

References:

1. QLD Government. (2017). Queensland: an age-friendly community. https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/resources/dcdss/seniors/age-friendly-community/qafc-age-friendly-domains.pdf

2. QLD Government. (2020). Queensland: An age-friendly community toolkit. https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/resources/dcdss/seniors/age-friendly-community/qld-age-friendly-toolkit.pdf

3. WHO. (2007). Global Age-Friendly Cities: A Guide. https://www.who.int/ageing/publications/Global_age_friendly_cities_Guide_English.pdf