This volume provides evidence from many of Australia’s leading scholars from a range of social science disciplines to support policies that address challenges presented by Australia’s ageing population. It builds on presentations made to the 2014 Symposium of the Academy of the...
By 2050 a quarter of our population will be over sixty-five but we'll be living longer and with different expectations of life in our latter years. We explore the options of how to live and where to live beyond the conventional choices of downsizing the...
Expect resistance to implementing the report’s recommendations, says Hal Kendig in The Conversation .
What is the most remarkable aspect of this report?
The Productivity Commission is proposing an important set of reforms with its Caring for Older Australians...
This report examines what the currently available literature has to say in relation to the following three questions:
1. What are the financial costs and benefits to individuals and governments of using private housing as the home base for the provision of care services...
Over recent years aged care has emerged as a significant public issue in the popular media and in the rhetoric of politicians anticipating elections. The prominence of nursing home scandals reflects a deep and longstanding public concern for vulnerable older people. The major issues of...