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released: 19 Sep 2012 author: AIHW media release

Aged care packages in the community 2010 -11 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 2011, there were 50, 900 recipients of care packages. About 1,200 providers delivered low-care packages, 500 delivered high-care packages and 340 providers delivered high-care specialised dementia packages.

ISSN 1329-5705; ISBN 978-1-74249-344-2; Cat. no. AGE 69; 82pp.; $40

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso page
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
    • Aged care in Australia
    • Package of aged care reforms released in 2012
    • The purpose of this report
    • Overview of community aged care in Australia
    • Data sources a and organisation of the report
    • Changes to the 2010-11 report
  • Community aged care programs and service provision
    • Characteristics o of service outlets
    • Characteristics and a availability of packages
  • Client characteristics
    • Numbers of clients
    • Age and sex profiles of clients
    • Client background
    • Client living arrangements
    • Community a aged care clients and carers
  • Special needs groups
    • People in rural and remote areas
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    • People from non-English s speaking backgrounds
  • Patterns of use
    • Admissions
    • Separations
    • Separation modes
    • Length of stay
    • Leave types and use across packages
  • Trends in community aged care
    • Increases i in the number of packages
    • The number and distribution of admissions
    • The number and distribution of separations
  • End matter
    • Glossary
    • Appendix A: Online tables
    • Appendix B: The reporting environment for community aged care
    • Publications of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
    • Report o on Government Services
    • Report on the Operation of the Aged Care Act 1997
    • Council of Australian Government (COAG) Initiatives
    • Appendix C: Data sources and limitations of the data
    • Care recipients' details
    • Care recipients' admission a and separation details
    • Service providers' details
    • Limitations of the data
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes

Recommended citation

AIHW 2012. Aged care packages in the community 2010-11: a statistical overview. Aged care statistics series no. 37. Cat. no. AGE 69. Canberra: AIHW.

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