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Health service use at the end of life by older Australian women with chronic conditions.


This project will be conducted for the Australian Department of Health. We will undertake an analysis of data for the women born in the 1921-26 cohort of the ALSWH to understand health and aged care service use within the two last years of life for women with: • Dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, other dementia) • Heart Disease (including ischemic heart disease, heart failure, other heart disease) • Stroke • Chronic Lung Disease (including asthma, bronchitis and emphysema)