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Accommodation issues for elderly people : State Government perspectives
Only a small proportion of older people ever come into contact with nursing homes. About 4.5 per cent of those aged 65 and over live in nursing homes, and proportions increase with age, and vary quite notably by State. ...
Current developments in aged care in Australia
In June 1987 there were in Western Australia 130,365 people in their fifties, 104,562 in their sixties, 66,362 in their seventies and 26,816 aged eighty or over. Almost one in four Western Australians is aged 50 or over. ...
State Government iniatives in protecting the legal rights of older people
Demographic change has meant that we are witnessing higher proportions of elderly people in all societies, greater life expectancy at birth and at all advanced ages, substantial drops in age specific mortality rates at ...
Legal rights of elderly people
Every aspect of the lives of elderly people is affected by change and its social ramifications, from increased consumer activity, through electronic banking, through to travel and entertainment, through to changing family ...