In this discussion paper, Dementia Australia shares stories from those impacted by COVID-19 and dementia so that we may learn from their experiences and adapt or inform policies and programs to better support people living with dementia, their families and carers.
Social isolation, time spent at home, financial stress and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic
This study investigates the relationship between the COVID-19 pandemic and the onset of physical and sexual violence experienced by women.
This briefing reviews national government policies on adult social care in England during the first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic – from January to the end of May 2020.
This report presents the findings from a survey of 166 Victorian practitioners. The survey sought to capture the voices and experiences of practitioners responding to women experiencing violence during the COVID-19 shutdown.
This fact sheet focuses on supporting the wellbeing of older Australians by ensuring they: meet their basic needs, stay socially connected, and stay physically active.
While the economic benefits of education have been demonstrated in a number of areas, greater educational attainment is also positively associated with a variety of social outcomes that are important during the COVID-19 outbreak.
This briefing paper suggests that many Australians won‘t have to change much to adapt to new ways of online socialising. Data from the 2017 Australian Survey of Social Attitudes show that for about 45% of Australians, all or most of their communication with family members...
Entrenched disadvantage is unfortunately a well-known feature of the Australian socio-economic landscape. CEDA’s primary focus in this paper is on people who become stuck or are at risk of becoming stuck in disadvantage.