Now showing items 1-16 of 16

    • 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 ...
    • Ageing in Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-08)
      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 ...
    • Crime and older Australians: understanding and responding to crime and older people 

      Graycar, Adam (2000-07)
      Since the 1970s there has been an increase in concern about older people as victims of crime. Initially, interest was generated by the assumption that older people were targets of crime and suffered substantial victimisation. ...
    • Crime and older people in Australia 

      Graycar, Adam; James, Marianne (1999-09)
      Official crime statistics show that people over the age of 65 are the least likely to be victimised, and that the prevalence of victimisation declines progressively from the early twenties. This paper will present data on ...
    • Demography - is it just a numbers game? 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-11)
      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 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-06)
      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 ...
    • Government policies in aged care 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-09)
      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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Managing the future 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-03)
      Volunteering is an essential and necessary component of life in a modern industrial society. Both governments and volunteer networks need each other. Both work in harmony, both deliver different things, both have a ...
    • 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, ...
    • Public policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-10)
      Why does the policy process result in one type of policy rather than another? Depending on the circumstances, the answer may lie in the realm of ideology, or in the realm of pure expediency, or somewhere in between, where ...
    • The right to shelter - elderly people in residential care 

      Graycar, Adam; Sumner, Ros (1987-09)
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Trends, structure and directions for Australia's population 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-06)
      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 ...
    • Working in the aged care industry 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-06)
      As we look to the future we will see more older people, and we will see more of our older people living longer. Those working in ageing must ensure we are responsive to the needs of those around us and treat them in a ...