Government policies in aged care
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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, workers in the aged care industry, and the community at large (tax payers) would ideally exhibit characteristics of equity and efficiency, accessibility and accountability, and most elusively of all, wide acceptability.
Speech given at the Voluntary Care Association Annual General Meeting, Adelaide, 7th September 1987 by Adam Graycar, Commissioner for the Ageing. This speech is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/