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released: 27 May 2010 author: AIHW media release

Younger People with Disability in Residential Aged Care Program: Report on the 2008-09 Minimum Data Set includes information from the 2008-09 younger People with Disability in Residential Aged Care Minimum Data Set (YPIRAC MDS). It summarises the characteristics of people who were 'on the books' during 2008-09 and the YPIRAC services they received.

ISSN 1444 3589; ISBN 978 1 74249 031 1; Cat. no. DIS 57; 101pp.; Internet only

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title & verso pages
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
      • Symbols used in tables
    • Summary
      • The YPIRAC program
      • The people
      • Residential setting
      • YPIRAC services
      • YPIRAC from 2006–07 to 2008–09
  • Body section
    1. Introduction
      1. The YPIRAC program
        • National Disability Agreement
      2. Scope and definitions
      3. Interpreting the data
        • Small cell sizes
        • People in the YPIRAC program who do not receive YPIRAC-specific services in a given year
        • Service users receiving services from more than one jurisdiction
        • Confidentiality
    2. YPIRAC service users
      1. Characteristics and YPIRAC target groups
      2. Residential setting
      3. Disability groups
    3. Service use
      1. YPIRAC-specific services
      2. Support services
    4. New service users and service users exiting the YPIRAC program
      1. New and continuing service users
        • Characteristics
        • Services used
        • Residential setting and provision of alternative accommodation
      2. Service users who exited the program in 2008–09
    5. YPIRAC program 2006–07 to 2008–09
      1. YPIRAC service users
        • Residential setting
        • Disability groups
      2. Service use
        • Running tally of services received under 3 years of the YPIRAC program
      3. YPIRAC program objectives
        • Running tally
        • Service users who changed target group
    6. Target population
      1. Contact with potential service users
      2. Younger people in residential aged care
      3. Younger people assessed under the Aged Care Assessment Program
    7. Data quality
      1. Data development
      2. Data quality in the 2008–09 MDS
        • Data issues
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix 1: Additional tables
      • Appendix 2: YPIRAC MDS collection forms
      • Appendix 3: Service type classification
        • Accommodation support
          • 1.01 Large residentials/institutions (> 20 places)
          • 1.03 Hostels
          • 1.04 Group homes (< 7 places)
          • 1.05 Attendant care/personal care
          • 1.06 In-home accommodation support
          • 1.07 Alternative family placement
          • 1.08 Other accommodation support
        • Community support
          • 2.01 Therapy support for individuals
          • 2.03 Behaviour/specialist intervention
          • 2.04 Counselling (individual/family/group)
          • 2.05 Regional resource and support teams
          • 2.06 Case management, local coordination and development
          • 2.07 Other community support
        • Community access
          • 3.01 Learning and life skills development
          • 3.02 Recreation/holiday programs
          • 3.03 Other community access
        • Respite
          • 4.01 Own home respite
          • 4.02 Centre-based respite/respite homes
          • 4.03 Host family respite/peer support respite
          • 4.04 Flexible respite
          • 4.05 Other respite
        • Other specified services
          • 6 Advocacy, information and alternative forms of communication
          • 7 Research, evaluation, training and development, peak bodies.
          • 8.01 Assistive products and technology
          • 8.02 Modification to design or construction of buildings
          • 8.03 Transportation services
          • 8.04 Services provided by nurses
          • 9.01 YPIRAC assessment
          • 9.02 YPIRAC client monitoring
          • 10 Other support services
      • Appendix 4: English proficiency groupings
      • Appendix 5: Residential setting definitions
        • 1 Private residence
        • 2 Residence within an Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander community
        • 3 Domestic-scale supported living facility
        • 4 Supported accommodation facility
        • 5 Boarding house/private hotel
        • 6 Independent living within a retirement village
        • 7 Residential aged care facility
        • 8 Psychiatric/mental health community care facility
        • 9 Hospital
        • 10 Short term crisis, emergency or transitional accommodation
        • 11 Public place/temporary shelter
        • 12 Other
      • Appendix 6: The statistical linkage key
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures

Recommended citation

AIHW 2010. Younger People with Disability in Residential Aged Care Program: report on the 2008-09 Minimum Data Set. Disability series. Cat. no. DIS 57. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 24 October 2014 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442468367>.