New Health Accord should reject per capita funding model — and consider frailty instead

New Health Accord should reject per capita funding model — and consider frailty instead

The Health Minister should craft a new federal arrangement for health funding based on age — but should go one step further and include the more precise and evidence-based concept of “frailty”.”

New Health Accord should reject per capita funding model — and consider frailty instead

New Health Accord should reject per capita funding model — and consider frailty instead

Our health system is scrambling to meet the needs of older individuals with multiple, simultaneous and often inter-related health and social issues that threaten their independence — the essence of frailty.

New Health Accord should reject per capita funding model — and consider frailty instead

New Health Accord should reject per capita funding model — and consider frailty instead

Frailty is a better determinant of health outcomes and healthcare utilization than age alone

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