Quality Aged Care: Have your say – Department of Health, Ageing and Aged Care

Quality aged care for older people is vital for the whole community. This is why the Australian Government is introducing a Single Aged Care Quality Framework across aged care from July 2018. Quality aged care for older people is vital for the whole community. This is why the Australian Government is introducing a Single Aged … [Read More] Quality Aged Care: Have your say – Department of Health, Ageing and Aged Care

Brotherhood Report: Networks of care: Valuing social capital in community aged care services – Research & Policy Centre

Extract from an article by Seuwandi Wickramasinghe and Helen Kimberley, The Brotherhood’s Research & Policy Centre This pilot research project used network mapping to gain understanding of the utility and value of social capital, in the form of networks and links, to community aged care service provision. In Australia community aged care services, which include the Home … [Read More] Brotherhood Report: Networks of care: Valuing social capital in community aged care services – Research & Policy Centre

Psychologists Call for Funding Changes to Allow Residents Access Services – Australian Ageing Agenda

Despite high rates of depression among older people living in residential aged care, access to psychologists in facilities remains poor, an Australian-first study* has found.The research conducted by Swinburne University of Technology and a team of Australian research institutes found that aged care residents were rarely referred to psychologists or to psychological treatments.While rates of … [Read More] Psychologists Call for Funding Changes to Allow Residents Access Services – Australian Ageing Agenda

Older Australia at a glance – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

In 2016, approximately 3.7 million people (15% of Australia’s total projected population of 24.3 million) are older Australians. In this report, older Australians are generally those aged 65 and over, unless otherwise specified. The different age group of older Indigenous Australians—50 and over—reflects the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non?Indigenous Australians, and the low … [Read More] Older Australia at a glance – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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