Ageing population

Alternate Term Label:
Ageing society
Aging society
Population ageing
NARROWER TERMS:
Journal article

A stepped-wedge randomised-controlled trial assessing the implementation, impact and costs of a prospective feedback loop to promote appropriate care and treatment for older patients in acute hospitals at the end of life: study protocol

This intervention is expected to have a positive impact on the care of older patients near the end of life, specifically to improve clinical decision-making about treatment pathways and what constitutes appropriate care for these patients.
Guide

Is your health service age-friendly?

This guide was developed to help health service boards, clinicians, executive teams, staff and community members assess, plan and contribute to the establishment of an age-friendly health service.
Report

They look after you, you look after them: community attitudes to ageing and aged care

Prepared for the Royal Commission by Ipsos, this paper is the result of 35 focus groups and 30 in-depth interviews conducted during July-September 2019 about attitudes to ageing and aged care.
Report

What Australians think of ageing and aged care

Prepared for the Royal Commission by Roy Morgan, this report outlines findings from a survey of 10,000 people, seeking their views on ageing and aged care.
Briefing paper

Home for good: communities for wellbeing

This briefing paper explores ways to build ‘communities for wellbeing.’ By this, Per Capita means the ways in which good housing outcomes extend beyond individual housing circumstances to the context of neighbourhood and broader community.
Report

Realising the economic potential of senior Australians: turning grey into gold

The Economic Potential of Senior Australians Advisory Panel presented the third and final report to the Hon Wayne Swan MP, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer on 12 December 2011.
Report

Realising the economic potential of senior Australians: enabling opportunity

The Economic Potential of Senior Australians Advisory Panel presented the second report to the Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, the Hon Mark Butler MP, at Parliament House on 2 November 2011.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Are there fewer young people in SA today than 36 years ago?

SA-Best Leader Nick Xenophon claims there are fewer young people in South Australia than there were 36 years ago — a statement that goes against the conventional expectation that as population increases, so do the numbers in all age groups.
Briefing paper

Home for good: social housing for an ageing population

In the context of declining home ownership and growing housing insecurity among older Australians, this paper asks whether social housing can provide the three critical functions of home (asset, gateway and expression) as people age.
Briefing paper

Home for good: improving the private rental market for older Australians

This policy brief, the second in a series looking at housing options for an ageing population, explores and proposes new and innovative pathways for housing, including private rental housing.