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released: 25 Oct 2011 author: AIHW

In 2009-10, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander: * primary health care services provided 2.4 million episodes of health care to about 456,000 clients, a 14% increase in episodes of care, and a 22% increase in the number of clients reported compared with 2008-09. * substance use services provided treatment and assistance to about 26,300 clients, an increase of 14% compared with 2008-09. * Bringing Them Home and Link Up services provided counselling to about 10,700 clients, an increase of about 27% compared with 2008-09.

ISBN 978-1-74249-200-1; Cat. no. IHW 56; 126pp.; Internet only

Publication

Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Key findings
      • Primary health care
      • Substance use
      • Bringing Them Home and Link Up counselling
      • Data quality
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Purpose of this report
      • 1.2 Scope
      • 1.3 Data quality
    • 2 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care services
      • 2.1 About primary health care services
        • Location
        • Accreditation
        • Governance
        • Staffing
        • Information technology
      • 2.2 Services provided
        • Clinical health care
        • Population health programs
        • Screening programs and health checks
        • Access to allied health and specialist services
        • Health-related community services
        • Substance use treatment and assistance
        • Group activities
        • Care outside opening hours
      • 2.3 Clients
        • Client numbers
        • Episodes of care
        • Client contacts
        • Social and emotional wellbeing of clients
    • 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stand-alone substance use services
      • 3.1 About stand-alone substance use services
        • Location
        • Accreditation
        • Governance
        • Staffing
        • Information technology
      • 3.2 Services provided
        • Substance use issues addressed
        • Programs provided
        • Group activities
        • Care outside opening hours
      • 3.3 Clients
        • Client numbers
        • Client referral sources
        • Episodes of care
        • Social and emotional wellbeing of clients
    • 4 Bringing Them Home and Link Up counselling services
      • 4.1 About Bringing Them Home services
        • Location
        • Accreditation
        • Governance
        • Staffing
        • Information technology
      • 4.2 Services provided
        • Group activities
      • 4.3 Clients
        • Client numbers
        • Client contacts
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A Australian Government funding categories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services
      • Appendix B Data quality and limitations
      • Appendix C Location maps
      • Appendix D Statistical tables for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care services
      • Appendix E Statistical tables for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stand-alone substance use services
      • Appendix F Statistical tables for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Bringing Them Home and Link Up counselling services
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures

Notes and corrections

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  1. (3 Nov 2011) Minor correction to text. On page 32, the second paragraph under heading of ‘Social and emotional wellbeing of clients’:
    In 2009–10, there were about 175,700 client contacts with social and emotional wellbeing staff (see Glossary) or psychiatrists within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care services.

Recommended citation

AIHW 2011. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services report 2009-10: OATSIH Services Reporting - key results. Cat. no. IHW 56. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 24 October 2014 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737420224>.