Brotherhood of St Laurence

Your search returned 29 results.

Not what you expected? Check for suggestions
Technical Paper on cost, revenue and productivity trends in residential care prepared to assist the Productivity Commission Inquiry Caring for Older Australians /

by Australia. Department of Health and Ageing.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. Department of Health and Ageing 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: December 2010Summary: This paper examines recent cost and revenue growth trends in the residential care sector in unit price terms, taking into account the productivity gains made by efficient providers, to determine the relative rates of growth of costs and revenues over recent years. After a discussion of the methodology underlying the analysis, the paper examines recent trends in residential care costs and productivity in the residential care sector on the basis of which unit cost indices for the residential care sector are developed. The paper then examines recent trends in the revenues of residential care providers and the relative rates of growth of costs and revenues over recent years.Availability: (1)

Technical Paper on the changing dynamics of residential aged care prepared to assist the Productivity Commission Inquiry Caring for Older Australians /

by Australia. Department of Health and Ageing.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. Department of Health and Ageing 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: April 2011Summary: This paper examines recent trends in three key aspects of the residential aged care system: occupancy rates; lifetime risk and age of entry to residential aged care; and length of stay in residential aged care.Availability: (1)

The financial impact of entering aged care. /

by Cullen, David.

Publisher: 2007Availability: No items available

The Myer Foundation 2020 : a vision for aged care in Australia outcomes review

by Reynolds, Astrid | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2009Description: vi, 38 p. PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: This report was prepared for the Brotherhood of St Laurence by Astrid Reynolds of McVicar & Reynolds Pty Ltd. Bibliography p. 35-38Summary: This Brotherhood research commissioned by the Myer Foundation tracked the influence on government policy of the Foundation's investment in developing a vision for aged care, and assessed its impact on practice. The report outlines progress in five key areas (community care, housing, administration, funding and industry planning) and proposes an agenda to progress outstanding issues.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

The use of environmental assessment tools for the evaluation of Australian residential facilities for people with dementia. /

by Fleming, Richard | Dementia Collaborative Research Centres.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Dementia Collaborative Research Centres 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: 8 March 2010 Appendices: The environmental audit tool / Robert Fleming and Ian Forbes pp 28 - 41Summary: There is an increasing body of evidence that suggests people with dementia can be assisted by the provision of special environments and technology aimed at improving their communication, mobility, manipulation, orientation, cognition and life style.Availability: (1)

Well for life : evaluation and policy implications of a health promotion initiative for frail older people in aged care settings. /

by McKenzie, Rosemary | Naccarella, Lucio | Thompson, Catherine.

Publisher: 2007Availability: No items available

Younger People with Disability in Residential Aged Care : 2010-11 /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2012Description: PDF.Other title: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare [AIHW]. Bulletin ;.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: April 2012Summary: This bulletin presents data on the Younger People with Disability in Residential Aged Care (YPIRAC) initiative, which aims to reduce the number of people with disability aged under 65 who live in residential aged care. Between 2005-06 and 2010-11, an estimated 1,432 people have been helped, including 250 who have been moved out of residential aged care and into accommodation that better suits their situation, 244 who were successfully diverted away from entering residential aged care, and 456 who were provided with enhanced services while in residential aged care.Availability: (1)

Younger People with Disability in Residential Aged Care Program : report on the 2008-09 minimum data set /

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare [AIHW]. Disability.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2010 Cat. no. DIS 57 Bibliography : p. 89Summary: Younger People with Disability in Residential Aged Care Program: Report on the 2008-09 Minimum Data Set includes information from the 2008-09 younger People with Disability in Residential Aged Care Minimum Data Set (YPIRAC MDS). It summarises the characteristics of people who were 'on the books' during 2008-09 and the YPIRAC services they received.Availability: (1)

Hosted by Prosentient