Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso title pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols used in tables
    • Executive summary
      • Main findings
    • Overview
      • Background
      • The PIAC cohort study
        • The PIAC cohort
      • Re-assessment
      • Care pathways
      • Changes over time
  • Body content
    1. Introduction
      • 1.1 Background
      • 1.2 The PIAC study
      • 1.3 Overview of data
        • Scope and data sources
        • Data linkage
        • PIAC groups
          • Summary of characteristics
      • 1.4 This report
    2. Re-assessment
      • 2.1 Summary
      • 2.2 Re-assessments within 12 months
      • 2.3 Re-assessments and residential respite care
    3. Care pathways
      • 3.1 Summary
      • 3.2 Diversity of pathways
      • 3.3 Care transitions
      • 3.4 Common care pathways
    4. Changes over time
      • 4.1 Summary
      • 4.2 Time to care
      • 4.3 Changes in program use over time
      • 4.4 Concurrent program use
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix A: PIAC cohort characteristics
        • A.1 Summary
        • A.2 Demographic characteristics
          • Regional coverage
          • Sex and age
          • Cultural diversity
        • A.3 Living arrangements
          • Usual accommodation
          • Carers
        • A.4 Assessment priority and location
        • A.5 Health and care needs at time of assessment
          • Health conditions
          • Care needs
        • A.6 Assessment outcomes
          • Recommendations
          • Approvals for program use
      • Appendix B: Data issues
        • B.1 ACAP
        • B.2 HACC: derivation of periods of use
          • The issues
          • The approach
          • Results
        • B.3 VHC: derivation of periods of use
          • The data
          • Derivation of periods of service provision for PIAC
          • Results
      • Appendix C: Data linkage strategy for the PIAC cohort study4F
        • C.1 Introduction
        • C.2 Linkage strategy
          • Phase 1: Client identification within the two data sets
          • Phase 2: Identifying data for matching the specific data set pair
          • Phase 3: Identification of keys to use in matching
          • Phase 4: Stepwise matching using selected match keys
        • C.3 Results
        • C.4 Validation
          • Quality of match data
          • Match characteristics
          • Link validation
            • Consistency of matches
            • Clerical verification
        • C.5 Conclusion
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of boxes and figures