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    • Accommodation for elderly people 

      Graycar, Adam (1989-04)
      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 ...
    • Aged care: winners and losers 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-04)
      In 1987 our 'aged' population increased by around 55,000, or by 152 per day. Public resources which are allocated are substantial, yet the range of incomes, access to services and housing situation of elderly people is ...
    • Ageing : policy issues 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-04)
      This speech covers demographic and policy issues that are part both of our reality of ageing and of the myths and stereotypes that creep into planning in aged care. It then discusses problems, conditions, policy agendas ...
    • Care of the aged 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-10)
      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 ...
    • Current developments in aged care in Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-10)
      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. ...
    • Home and Community Care program 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-08)
      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 ...
    • Is retirement working? 

      Graycar, Adam; Doherty, Bev (1989-12)
      The four main issues for a person facing retirement are income - having enough and having it regularly; having adequate health care; having appropriate living and housing arrangements; and having interest and purpose in ...
    • Nursing homes and hostels review 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-10)
      There are numerous operators in the nursing home industry. The largest cost input comes from the Commonwealth Government and Commonwealth decisions are of significant interest to the State Governments, to Local Governments, ...
    • Opening speech for Elderly Day Care Centre 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-06)
      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 ...
    • Retirement villages 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-08)
      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, ...
    • Rights to information, education and freedom of choice: the vulnerable consumer 

      Graycar, Adam (1990-02)
      Callers to the Office for the Ageing usually want information. Of some 3,000 calls last year, over half were requests for information: nursing homes, guardianship, podiatry, house cleaning, transport, funeral expenses, ...
    • Social welfare policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1990-01)
      Social welfare policy helps determine how people live. "Social welfare" is a broad term which describes systems of allocations in any society in which benefits are distributed to individuals and communities so that they ...
    • Welfare and the State: issues for the 1990s 

      Graycar, Adam (1989-03)
      As we look to the last decade of this century, after almost a century of formal welfare state activity, we can't get away from the one fundamental part of our analysis, and that is how people live and how they ought to ...