Aged cares services are mainly directed to the older people who are residing in the community or at the residential facilities that provide aged-care services. Primary Health is a non-governmental agency that works toward the improvement of access to services related to primary health care.
This organisation seeks in enhancing and supporting partnerships existing among general practice, centres offering residential care services to the old people, pharmacists, professionals of the allied type of health, hospital centres and providers of community level health care. This is done in order to manage health services for the older residents of Tasmania.
The first service provided by the Primary Health organisation is care-related services to the elderly that are located within the community. It conducts consultation services with all of their consumers, caregivers and those held responsible for providing old-age caring services as one way of identifying the needs, latest issues that are vital in accessing the caring services and the associated capacity of health service at any time.
This non-governmental organisation works together with the consumers and those providing care services to the elderly as one way of developing and implementing the activities that are locally-based. This helps to enhance the access of primary-related health care for the older people of Tasmania who are residing in the community.
Primary Health organisation works hand in hand with the facilities providing care services to the older people and the residents of Tasmania, the locally located hospital networks and the providers for services relating to primary health care. This is vital in improving the care routes for Tasmanian citizens in addition to increasing the way in which the elderly can access health-care-related services.
Moreover, this organisation works together with various centres offering care services to the aged people of Tasmania. This is a way of supporting the allied type of health services that have high quality to the Tasmanians whose care requirement levels are low.
Primary Health organisation gives Tasmanian citizens a chance of discussing with the family members, the caregivers, the friends of the patients and the health-related professionals about the issues regarding the care options at one’s old age. Elderly people are in a position of losing their capacity of understanding the nature of a medical treatment and the consequences that are likely to occur as a result of age differences, ill effects or accident issues. As a result, the making of decisions related to health care is held responsible by the family members, the close associates and the professional physicians for health-related services who may lack an understanding of their medical options and their wishes.
Finally, this non-governmental organisation is at the forefront of assessing the information and the resources that are essential in supporting and improving care for the residents of Tasmania who are living with dementia and other related old-age medical issues.