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Aged care packages in the community 2008-09 : a statistical overview /

By: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health & Welfare 2010Description: PDFISBN: 1742490832; 9781742490830ISSN: 1329-5705Subject(s): Older People Care - Standards | Community Care Government Policy | Older People Services For - Statistics | Migrants | Dementia | Aboriginal Health | Ageing | Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare (aihw) | Retirement And AgeingOnline Resources: Electronic copy
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Cat. no. AGE 61

This report presents statistics about three types of community aged care packages, Community Aged Care Packages (CACP), Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH), and Extended Aged Care at Home Dementia (EACH D) over the period of 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2009. These packages provide an alternative form of care to older Australians who are eligible for residential aged care, that is, to receive care in their own homes and communities: ; There has been increased supply across all three packages ; Usage is higher for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders compared to other Australians ; Usage is the highest by people from non-English-speaking backgrounds ; Residential aged care was the most common destination when clients left CACP, EACH, and EACH D Summary)

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