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Aged care packages in the community 2006-07: a statistical overview

14 Aug 2008
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This report presents key statistics on the provision Australian Government funded aged care packages and the characteristics of care recipients. Aged care packages in the community 2006-07: a statistical overview presents key statistics on the provision Australian Government funded aged care packages and the characteristics of care recipients. This publication covers packages provided through the Community Aged Care Packages (CACP) program, the Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH) program, and the Extended Aged Care at Home Dementia (EACH Dementia) program. These packages provide care to people in their own homes. CACPs provide care for people eligible for at least low-level residential aged care, while EACH and EACH Dementia packages provide a higher level of care to people eligible for high-level residential aged care. The report provides detailed statistics on the sociodemographic characteristics of care recipients and the patterns of the recipients' admissions and separations. The data presented in this report are a useful resource for those involved in policy development, policy review and the planning of aged care services, with a specific interest in the provision of these packages.

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2008
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