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Retirement, ageing and social policy
There are 3 factors that need to be considered when talking about retirement and each of these factors represents a stage in the retirement process that requires adjustment. (1) the retirement 'event'; (2) the 'process' ...
Welfare and community services review: setting the policy agenda
Two traditions manifest themselves in writings on social policy. One tradition sees the objectives of social policy as a quest after social improvement, as an exercise in setting desirable social objectives and in organizing ...
ANT news 24 March 1989
(Australian Nouveau Theatre, 1989-03)
Future directions of welfare in Australia
Those of us involved in social welfare, either as service providers or as academic researchers, are concerned with the well-being of people in our community - with levels of living, with people's access to quality care, ...
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 ...
Ageing in Australia: overview and social policy
Elderly people require a wide range of supports, especially income support, health services, housing support and social services. Public resources which are allocated are substantial, yet the range of incomes, access to ...
Social aspects of dependence and family care
Ageing in Australia (and in other industrial societies) is seen by many as a problem because it is so often associated with dependency. Dependency, I would argue, is socially structured and created, and the social consequence ...
Ageing and family dependency
Ageing is having a pronouced effect on elderly persons who find themselves estranged from the labour force and consequently more dependent on income and social service transfers; on relatives who find themselves bound up ...
Nursing homes : policy issues
The looming explosion in social care poses formidable challenges for policy makers in the gerontological arena. Policies, programs and services that reflect the interests of our older population, families of older people, ...
Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I'm 64?
Most people who are 64 are not sick, are not disabled, are not desperately poor, are reasonably well housed and like the locations they live in. There are however significant numbers that do have difficulties in many ...