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released: 27 Jul 2005 author: AIHW media release

This report presents key statistics on the levels of service provision of the Australian Government funded Community Aged Care Packages program. Detailed statistics on the socio-demographic characteristics of package recipients and the patterns of the recipients' admissions and separations are also provided. The data presented in this report are a useful resource for those involved in policy development, policy review and the planning of aged care services, with a specific interest in Community Aged Care Packages.

ISSN 1329 5705; ISBN 978 1 74024 483 1; Cat. no. AGE 44; 60pp.; OUT OF PRINT

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (159K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of figures and tables
    • Acknowledgements
    • Abbreviations
  • Sections (175K PDF)
    1. Introduction
    2. Main features
      1. Community Aged Care Packages
      2. Multi-Purpose Services and services receiving flexible funding under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aged Care Strategy
      3. Service outlets
      4. Socio-demographic characteristics
      5. 'Special needs' groups
      6. Admissions and separations
      7. State and territory variations
    3. Data sources and limitations
  • End matter
    • Appendix tables (260K PDF)
      • Tables for Section 2.1
      • Tables for Section 2.3
      • Tables for Section 2.4
      • Tables for Section 2.5
      • Tables for Section 2.6
    • Glossary (133K PDF)
    • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2005. Community aged care packages in Australia 2003-04: a statistical overview. Aged care statistics series 21. Cat. no. AGE 44. Canberra: AIHW.