Cheryl Tilse

Journal article

Prevalence of advance care directives in the community: a telephone survey of three Australian states

Abstract: Background: The community prevalence of advance care directives (ACDs) is low despite known benefits of advance care planning for patients, families and health professionals. Aim: To determine the community prevalence of instructional and appointing ACDs in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland and factors...
Journal article

Cultural considerations in will-making in Australia: A case study of Islamic or Sharia-compliant wills

This article explores the influence of cultural and religious beliefs and laws on how individuals make decisions about asset distribution through wills, drawing on a case study of Islamic will makers. Findings highlight diversity in beliefs and practices within Australian Islamic communities. When drafting a...

Rental housing provision for lower-income older Australians: final report

A projected increase of 115% from 2001-2026 in the number of lower-income people aged 65 and over living in rental households far exceeds the supply capacity of the social housing system. A new governance approach drawing together the resources of the public, community and market...

Rental housing provision for lower-income older Australians

In this interdisciplinary study, Andrew Jones, Martin Bell, Cheryl Tilse and George Earl scope the policy issues, clarify policy choices and develop a programme of research in the provision of good quality, affordable rental housing for older Australians who are not home owners.