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Accommodation for elderly people
From the viewpoint of elderly people themselves, the question of accommodation is a crucial one. Their housing takes on an increasing importance, not only in a financial sense but also psychologically. Moreover, most ...
Home and Community Care program
Our population is ageing. In planning for this ageing population there are many key inel.icators which require analysis. One such indicator is survivorship. Understanding the indicators helps us formulate and comprehend ...
Nursing homes and hostels review
There are numerous operators in the nursing home industry. The largest cost input comes from the Commonwealth Government and Commonwealth decisions are of significant interest to the State Governments, to Local Governments, ...
Rights to information, education and freedom of choice: the vulnerable consumer
Callers to the Office for the Ageing usually want information. Of some 3,000 calls last year, over half were requests for information: nursing homes, guardianship, podiatry, house cleaning, transport, funeral expenses, ...
Social welfare policy
Social welfare policy helps determine how people live. "Social welfare" is a broad term which describes systems of allocations in any society in which benefits are distributed to individuals and communities so that they ...