Cathy Hales

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24 Aug 2007

The proportion of the population aged over 65 is projected to increase from 13% in 2004 to 20% by 2024. As hospital use increases with age (after the age of 50), this ageing of the Australian population can be expected to affect both the demand...


10 Aug 2006

The Retirement Villages Care Pilot has trialled the provision of flexible care packages into retirement villages in metropolitan, regional and rural locations across Australia.

In this evaluation Cathy Hales, Lydia Ross and Claire Ryan found that RVCP packages deliver a more comprehensive range of...


28 Jul 2006

This report describes the range of new care choices for older Australians with dementia and their carers that emerged from the Innovative Pool Dementia Pilot and presents evidence that these new service offerings have helped clients to remain at home for as long as possible....


1 Oct 2003

This report looks at factors that may affect the future supply of informal care. These include Australia's ageing population, an increase in female labour force participation, and changed living arrangements.

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