MyCare Ageing is a program where volunteers are trained to provide companionship to older patients, particularly those with dementia and/or delirium in hospital and during the transition home to facilitates access to existing community services to prevent ED presentations and unplanned hospital admissions. The program was co-designed with clinicians, consumers, volunteer coordinators, key stakeholders and implementation researchers and is a partnership between Baptcare, health services and Monash University. This program of research is supported by the Australian Government’s Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) as part of the Rapid Applied Research Translation program through Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre and the National Health and Medical Research Council.