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"It's a long day on your own" : exploring and addressing the health impacts of grandmothering in culturally and linguistically diverse communities. /

by Drysdale, Penny | Yaman, Nilufer.

Publisher: Reservoir, Vic. Women's Health In the North 2000; The Victorian Cooperative on Children's Services for Ethnic Groups 2000Description: v, 77 p. (Main Report) ; 14 p ( Summary and Key Findings).Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (3).

A carer's guide : helping you care for someone with Alzheimer's or other dementias. /

by Teitel, Rosette | Wall, Sharon.

Publisher: Lane Cove, N.S.W. Finch Publishing 2001Description: 218 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: Written by a woman whose husband developed vascular dementia, this easy-to-read volume provides essential information for anyone caring for a person with dementia, using minimal jargon and including practical suggestions and a questions and answers section. While originally designed for a U.S. audience, this edition contains extra information for Australasian readers.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A caring society? : care and the dilemmas of human service in the twenty-first century. /

by Fine, Michael D.

Publisher: Basingstoke, U.K. Palgrave Macmillan 2007Description: xii, 259 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-252) and index.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A family-centred approach to dementia care /

by Hibberd, Penny | Lemmer, Bill | Keady, John.

Publisher: 2008Availability: No items available

A juggling act : older carers and paid work in Australia

by Adair, Tim et al | National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre 2013Description: v, 24 p. PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 2013Summary: This report presents the latest evidence in Australia on the issues facing older carers who are in the workforce or would like to be working.Availability: (1)

A preliminary evaluation of the Short Break Stay Program : respite care for people with dementia

by Mercieca, Monica | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Kimberley, Helen.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2013Description: 4 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Summary: The Short Break Stay program was established to offer people with advanced dementia a three-day stay in a homelike setting attended by staff especially trained to communicate closely with their carers and thereby replicate preferences and established home routines. This study found that this innovative response to carer needs, designed and delivered by Brotherhood Retirement and Ageing Services with financial support from the Commonwealth Respite Centre, provided real support and reassurance for carers and care recipients alike.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A profile of carers in Australia, 2008 . /

by Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Bureau of Statistics 2008Description: HTML.Notes: URL: '' Checked: 2/03/2009 9:54:48 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success response Retirement & ageingSummary: "A Profile of Carers in Australia provides an overview of the characteristics and activities of people who provide informal assistance to someone with a disability, long-term health condition or to older people (aged 60 years and over). Information was drawn from the 2006 Census of Population and Housing and from three ABS surveys: the 2003 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC); the 2006 General Social Survey (GSS) and the 2006 Time Use Survey (TUS). To help readers understand the differences between the data sources, the collection methodology and output from the different surveys and the Census are examined in a technical Appendix." -- ABS websiteAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

A study of people with dementia living at home. /

by Lefroy, R.B | Page, J.

Publisher: Nedlands, W.A. Univ. of Western Australia, Research Unit in Human Ageing 1986Description: 77p.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Aged care packages in the community 2007-08 : a statistical overview /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health & Welfare 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Aged care packages in the community 2007-08: a statistical overview provides information on the provision of three types of Australian Government funded aged care packages: Community Aged Care Packages, Extended Aged Care at Home packages, and Extended Aged Care at Home Dementia packages. These packages assist people who are eligible for residential aged care to remain in the community in their own homes. This report provides information on the availability of packages in Australia, the characteristics of outlets providing these packages, the care recipients at 30 June 2008 and the people who started or ceased receiving help during the year. At 30 June 2008 over 42,000 people were receiving help from an aged care package, and nearly 62,000 people had received help at some time during 2007-08.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Ageing and the barriers to labour force participation in Australia /

by Adair, Tim | National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre | Hosseini-Chavoshi, Meimanat.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 2011 Bibliography pp. 35-38 Appendix p. 39Summary: The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) projects that, between 2011 and 2020, the number of persons aged 50 and over in Australia will increase by more than 22 per cent. By 2050, the number aged 50 and over will have increased by over 80 per cent, or by 6.4 million. In comparison, the number of persons aged 18 to 49 is projected to grow by just over 35 per cent by 2050. This important demographic change, ceteris paribus, implies a greater role for mature age Australians both economically and in society more generally.Availability: (1)

Ageing at home : practical approaches to community care. /

by Cluning, Theresa (ed.).

Publisher: Ascot Vale, Vic. Ausmed Publications 2001Description: x, 312 p. : ill.Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: 1. Aged care in the new millenium - retrospect and prospect / Elizabeth Ozanne -- 2. Normal ageing / David Fonda and Walter Gee -- 3. Holistic care: why and how / Theresa Cluning -- 4. Legal and ethical issues and their impact on the care of the ageing person in the community / Elizabeth Brophy -- 5. Cultural issues : their impact on the health and care of the ageing person / Elery Hamilton-Smith -- 6. Ageing people giving and receiving care / Chris Bigby and Theresa Cluning -- 7. Medication and the ageing person / Geoff Sussman -- 8. The impact of falls on older people: how to assess the risk and implement prevention strategies / Keith Hill, Jennifer Schwarz, Robyn Smith, Belinda Gilsenan and Karen Bull -- 9. Incontinence / Keren Day -- 10. Sustaining supportive networks: the challenge of continued community living for older people with intellectual disability / Chris Bigby -- 11. Diabetes and its impact on the ageing person / Christine Crosbie -- 12. Mental health and the older citizen / Mike Hazelton and Michael Clinton -- 13. Parkinson's disease and brain attack / Michael Murray -- 14. Wounds and leg ulcer care for ageing people / Geoff Sussman -- 15. Responding to dementia / Elery Hamilton-Smith and Theresa Cluning -- 16. Palliative care for ageing people / Gail HessellAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Alzheimer's Australia : living with dementia. /

by Alzheimer's Australia.

Publisher: 05/28/2003 15:19:48 2003Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 05/28/2003 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB Includes links tofact sheets, press clippings, reports, workshops... ONLINE RESOURCEAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

An international comparison of approaches to assisting partnered women into work /

by Ingold, Jo | Great Britain. Department for Work and Pensions.

Publisher: Sheffield, U.K. Great Britain. Department for Work and Pensions 2011Description: PDF.Other title: Great Britain. Department of Work and Pensions working paper.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2011 Bibliography : p. 38-40 INTO AND OUT OF WORKSummary: This working paper presents findings from research commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and funded by an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) CASE PhD studentship in collaboration with DWP. The study had two main aims: first, to examine the benefit and activation policies in other Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries which are most effective in assisting partnered women into work; and secondly, to assess the transferability of these policies to the British context. The research examined reforms in Australia and Denmark and concentrated on policies and programmes focusing on lone and partnered parents (Australia) and married couples (Denmark). The paper considers the key policy components from the two case study countries and offers a number of possibilities for policy transfer and translation.Availability: (1)

Assessing, training and recruiting Indigenous carers. /

by Higgins, J. R | Butler, N.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Institute of Family Studies 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Cover title. "National Child Protection Clearinghouse' -- T.p. verso "This project was conducted as a collaboration between the Australian Institute of Family Studies and the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care".Summary: In booklet 2, Assessing, training and recruiting Indigenous carers, specific programs that assess and train Indigenous general and kinship carers are profiled, and a model of how successful organisations have conducted effective carer recruitment, based on the findings from Phase 1, is also included.Availability: (1)

Australians deserve to age well : preparing for our future now : blueprint for aged care reform /

by National Aged Care Alliance.

Publisher: Kingston, A.C.T. National Aged Care Alliance 2012Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 2012Summary: The National Aged Care Alliance (the Alliance) has developed this Blueprint for delivering positive aged care reform. It follows on from the Alliance's Vision Leading the Way - Our Vision for Support and Care of Older Australians. The Vision was developed in 2009 and paints a broad picture of what needs to happen, across a number of policy areas, for people to be supported to age well.Availability: (1)

Banksia service review 2002

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: 2002Description: 36 p. PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: November 2002 Prepared by Kay Gravell.Summary: The purpose of this project was to conduct a review of the Banksia Service for Seniors and to identify future directions for the development of the service.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Barriers to respite : a case study of a sub-group from an older carers program in Western Australia. /

by Hancock, Peter J | Jarvis, Jayne A | L'Veena, Tanja.

Publisher: 2006Availability: No items available

Barriers to the provision of care for people with dementia and their carers in a rural community. /

by Hansen, Emily | Robinson, Andrew | Mudge, Peter.

Publisher: 2005Availability: No items available

Barriers, incentives and strategies to enchance [enhance] recruitment of Indigenous carers : perspectives of professionals from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, non-government agencies and government /

by Bromfield, Leah M | Higgins, Jenny R | Higgins, Daryl J.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Institute of Family Studies 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Cover title. Includes bibliographical references (p. 7)Summary: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders? commitment to community is supported by complex personal, family and social obligations of kinship relations that have been central to the economic, social and spiritual life of Indigenous communities for many thousands of years. Yet even with intensive recruitment efforts, organisations have been unable to recruit sufficient Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander carers to meet demand. In response to a shortage of Indigenous carers, some Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander agencies have developed innovative strategies to overcome recruitment barriers and recruit new carers.Availability: (1)

Basic income support and socially useful work. /

by Probert, Belinda.

Publisher: 1995Description: p. 29-35.Notes: indexed paperAvailability: No items available

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