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The right to shelter - elderly people in residential care
The looming explosion in social care poses formidable challenges for policy makers in the gerontological area. Our residential care system which provides sheltered and supported accommodation for disabled people both young ...
Ageing rapidly: fiction or fact?
All too often fiction and fact are confused when dealing with the complex area of ageing. Some misconceptions are highlighted.
Government policies in aged care
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, ...
Care of the aged
The fact that more people are reaching old age represents success: improvements in health, better housing, and better living standards. This success is something we will all benefit from if we learn to utilise the potential ...
Demography - is it just a numbers game?
The vast majority of major policy or planning issues facing contemporary Australia have a demographic dimension. A thorough knowledge of this population dimension would not only assist in understanding wider societal ...
Developing policies for the ageing : the importance of family indicators
At an Institute of Family Studies conference in 1984 it was argued that the major indicators of family well being were access to and receipt of tangible resources, effective services, and close companionship. The first ...
Ageing in Australia
As we look to the future we will see more older people, and we will see more of our older people living longer. While the advance of science has helped to push back the frontiers of longevity it would be a disaster if our ...
Opening speech for Elderly Day Care Centre
Governments are encouraging people to live as independently as possible and to stay where most people want most to stay for as long as possible - at home - in a private residence rather than in residential care. The ...