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AIHW

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27 Feb 2004

The census presents the results of a comprehensive national data collection of Day Therapy Centres and their care recipients. The Day Therapy Centre Program subsidises a range of therapies for frail older people living in the community and for residents of Australian government funded...

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Research report

27 Feb 2004

This report provides a background to defining and measuring National Health Priority Area indicators for asthma. The issues surrounding the selection, operational definition and measurement of indicators for asthma are presented. The report incorporates the view of stakeholders who were...

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25 Feb 2004

This publication presents an overview of the aggregate shortage of the dental labour force and considers the policy directions to close the supply-demand gap. While both short-term and long-term directions are presented, the focus is on longer term directions for Australia to develop a...

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19 Feb 2004

This publication presents findings on edentulism (complete tooth loss), dental caries (decay) and periodontal (gum) disease among public dental patients between 1995-96 and 2001-02. Adults eligible for public dental care are primarily persons on low incomes who hold government entitlement cards...

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18 Feb 2004

This report presents the results of a comprehensive national data collection of Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH) providers and care recipients. This program, established in 2001, enables frail-aged people to remain in their homes through the support of coordinated packages of high level care....

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12 Feb 2004

This bulletin examines levels and trends in the prevalence of obesity in the context of an ageing populations and the likely health and economic consequences. The focus is confined to obesity rather than lesser degrees of overweight because obesity has significant health consequences at all ages...

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23 Jan 2004

This report provides comprehensive information on child protection services provided by state and territory community service departments. It contains data for 2002-03, as well as trend data on child protection notifications, investigations and substantiations, children on care and protection...

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Research report

05 Jan 2004

This report is the fifth annual report based on key program activity, performance and outcome indicators to monitor the achievements of the BreastScreen Australia Program. The report presents the most recent information on participation in breast screening, cancer detection, program sensitivity...

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Research report

23 Dec 2003

This is the eighth annual report on the Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP) National Data Collection. Reports for each state and territory provide information on people who are homeless and people who are at risk of being homeless, and an overview of assistance given to clients by...

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19 Dec 2003

This is the third annual report based on key program activity, performance and outcome indicators to monitor the achievements of the National Cervical Screening Program. The report provides a comprehensive national picture of cervical screening in Australia for 2000-2001 and 1999-2000. The...

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