Musculoskeletal conditions are negatively impacting the quality of life of older people living in residential aged care facilities, Australian research shows. A study of 490,325 people in the Registry of Senior Australians admitted to residential aged care between 2004 and 2014 found 40.2% of residents had a musculoskeletal condition, with arthritis accounting for 90% of ...
Call for better support for people with arthritis in residential aged care
By Mardi Chapman
11 Oct 2021