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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 ...
Non-institutional care of elderly people: needs and services
The Australian population is ageing slowly and the implications of this for social security and health and social service provision have caused alarm in some government circles.
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 ...
Trends in social and community services in the future
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 peoples' access to quality care, ...
Residents in nursing homes
In our society elderly people have a greater diversity of living arrangements than any other group - most live independently in their own homes - some with spouses, some alone, some with their children and grandchildren, ...
Some points on dementia
In the ageing industry rarely does a day go by without some reference to, or comment about, or description of, the silent epidemic - the overwhelming, staggering and intense issue in gerontological planning and policy ...
Agenda for ageing
To provide adequately and appropriately, government must consider a comprehensive agenda for ageing which includes income security, health care, social services, housing, labour force and older workers, communication and ...