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released: 31 Aug 2011 author: AIHW media release

This report describes the key characteristics of services and recipients and also looks at the distribution of services relative to the needs of the population. At 30 June 2010 there were around 47,700 recipients of care packages. Around 1,150 providers delivered low-care packages, 370 providers delivered high-care packages and 240 providers delivered high-care specialised dementia packages.

ISSN 1329-5705; ISBN 978-1-74249-196-7; Cat. no. AGE 65; 132pp.; Internet only

Publication

Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • Chapter 1 Introduction
      • Introduction
        • Community aged care programs
        • Data sources and report structure
    • Chapter 2 Service outlets and provision
      • Service outlets and provision
        • Service outlets
          • How many service outlets are there and how many packages do they provide?
          • Where are the service outlets located?
          • What types of organisations provide the packages?
        • Available packages
          • How many packages are available?
          • The provision of CACP, EACH and EACHD
          • What were the occupancy rates?
    • Chapter 3 Characteristics of clients
      • Characteristics of clients
        • How many clients are there?
        • Age and sex profiles of clients
          • Sex distribution
          • Age distribution
        • Client background
          • Indigenous status
          • Place of birth
          • Language
        • Client living arrangements
          • Who do community aged care clients live with?
        • Do community aged care clients have carers?
    • Chapter 4 Special needs groups
      • Special needs groups
        • People in rural and remote areas
        • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
          • CACP usage rates by Indigenous status
        • People from non-English speaking backgrounds
          • Usage rates by English-speaking background
    • Chapter 5 Admissions, separations, and leave
      • Admissions, separations, and leave
        • Admissions
          • Has the number and distribution of admissions changed over time?
        • Separations
          • Has the number or distribution of separations changed over time?
        • Separation modes
          • Why did clients leave community aged care?
        • Length of stay
        • Leave
    • Glossary
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix 1: Service providers and provision
      • Appendix 2: Characteristics of clients
      • Appendix 3: Special needs groups
      • Appendix 4: Admissions, separations and leave
      • Appendix 5: Data sources and limitations
        • Care recipients' details
        • Care recipients' admission and separation details
        • Service providers' details
        • Limitations of the data
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes

Recommended citation

AIHW 2011. Aged care packages in the community 2009-10: a statistical overview. Aged care statistics series no. 34. Cat. no. AGE 65. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 23 December 2014 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737419860>.