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What does the evidence show about the specialist dementia care units that are most effective in managing symptoms of dementia?
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 residential...
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....
This communique was ratified by a diverse representation of people living with dementia, families and carers, at a national Consumer Summit on 26 June 2019.
This issues paper highlights the complexity and dysfunction of the current health system in Australia and aims to bring attention to the considerable agreement across national health reviews over the past 35 years.
Although it is not known exactly how many Australians have dementia, it is estimated to affect up to 436,000 people. In 2017, dementia caused more than 13,700 deaths and was the second-leading cause of death in Australia, behind coronary heart disease (18,600 deaths). Dementia is...
This paper focuses on projecting acute care hospital costs for public and private patients, and government expenditure on benefits paid for Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) items and Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule (PBS) items in the context of an ageing population.
This booklet aims to provide a guide to the research community wishing to conduct ethical research in palliative care. The need for this booklet has arisen in response to the expanding provision of palliative care services and associated research in Australia.
This paper summarises policies, and public debates, about end-of-life care in New South Wales.
End-of-life care has been a topic of debate in Australia for several years and, with a rising aged population, is an issue that will only increase in...
This paper provides a high-level description of the components of advance care planning, an overview of the practices in each state and territory, and a brief explanation of advance care planning as it relates to aged care.