Getting started with the Digital Dashboard - Digital Dashboard - Technology and Innovation

Getting started with the Digital Dashboard

Five reasons IT companies should implement the ELDAC Digital Dashboard

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    Palliative care and end of life care are a core part of aged care practice. The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and government are calling for data on palliative care and end of life care, and the ELDAC Digital Dashboard can enable your IT system to meet the reporting needs of your aged care clients. 

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    Embedding the ELDAC Digital Dashboard in your system will ensure you have a more comprehensive and attractive product for the market. 

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    Aged care services and facilities want to use the dashboard and to see it available in their IT system. 

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    The data variables captured and presented by the dashboard are important for reporting purposes and to support clinical care. The work in identifying the data variables and relationships for reporting has been done by ELDAC and is based on best practice, and government policy.

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    You can get access to the dashboard prototype codes, implementation guide, and the data variables guide which describes the data variables and their relationships from the ELDAC Flinders University team, making it an easy build. There is no charge for these resources.

Why you should implement the dashboard (326kb pdf)

Journey of the ELDAC Digital Dashboard

Find out the rationale behind building a palliative care digital dashboard for aged care, where this work has progressed to, and how it could be a value-adding addition to the aged care sector.

We have put together a quick guide to get you started.

Getting started with the build (273kb pdf)

Next steps

If you are an IT company, contact us for a demonstration on the digital dashboard.

If you are an aged care service, contact us on how to work with your IT company to get them to integrate it into their system or if you have in-house IT resources, consider building a local solution.

Share the dashboard kit (702kb pdf)

Contact details:

You can contact Professor Jennifer Tieman or email to

Page updated 28 October 2021