Victorian Primary Care Partnership

One question being asked by senior health policymakers as we slowly emerge from the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is, ‘How might we reintroduce care differently, instead of just returning to business as usual?’ It is time to think afresh about how we care for our largest group of patients: older people. The Indigo Consortium focuses on two areas: to provide collective governance for health and wellbeing initiatives within the Indigo Shire, and to identify and support enterprises which contribute to an ‘Age Friendly Indigo’. Through a confluence of ideas, people and funding, the Indigo Consortium, in collaboration with its partner agencies, has developed an approach to make health and social care age-friendly. This report documents that journey.

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