- improve the primary health care response for older persons.
sensitize and educate primary health care workers about the specific needs of their older clients.
- assist primary health workers in how to operate the geriatric care instruments/tools contained in the toolkit.
- raise awareness of the accumulation of minor/major disabilities experienced by older people to primary health care workers.
- provide guidance on how to make primary health care management procedures more responsive to the needs of older people's needs.
offer direction on how to do environmental audits to test primary health care centres for their age-friendliness.
Norman DeLisle, MDRC
"With Liberty and Access for All!"
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