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Current demographic points of interest (Labour force and ethnicity excluded)
This paper summarises Australia's demographic changes over recent years and population projections compared to other countries.
Who are the carers ; what are their needs?
The rates of chronic illness in all industrial societies are very high. Chronic conditions increase in incidence with age. The Australian Bureau of Statistics survey identified the extent of chronicity in Australia, ...
Ageing and public administration
Over the next 25 years S.A.'s population will increase by 27%; the population aged 65 and over by 67%; the population aged 75 and over by 118% and the over 85s by 225%. When translated into goods and services and social ...
For some older people moving is an important and necessary activity and it makes life easier and more comfortable, provides a less stressful lifestyle and gives people a new lease of life. For others it is deeply distressing, ...
Royal Adelaide Hospital School of Nursing graduation address
The most common set of stereotypes was that older people were almost universally debilitated and depressed, daggy and despicable, daft and dejected, demented and dotty. It was commonly assumed that before long our society ...
Caring services for the elderly
100 years ago life expectancy at birth was 47 years for males and 51 years for females. Today it is around 70 for males and 77 for females. In some circles this increase in life expectancy is seen as a calamity for ...
Social change and voluntary organisations in South Australia
The population structure of South Australia is undergoing dramatic and rapid change, and this will have monumental ramifications for the way South Australians live, the levels of production, the quality and quantity of ...
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 ...
Developments in ageing
Significant and monumental changes have taken place in the recent past in the structure of Australia's population, in the needs exhibited and expressed by the population, and in the methods used to attend to those needs. ...
Non-government welfare organisations in South Australia
The data reported here are from a national survey which is presently being analysed in the Social Welfare Research Centre. It analyses numbers and incomes of non-government welfare agencies in Australia, their functions, ...