Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • 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 Australia's residential a aged care system
      • Community aged care in brief
      • Organisation of the report and data sources
      • Changes to the 2010-11 report
    • 2 Residential aged care service provision
      • Allocated places
      • Operational places
      • How are places distributed nationally?
      • Aged care provision ratios
      • Residential aged care facilities
      • Extra S Service Status places
    • 3 Resident characteristics
      • Age and sex
      • Geographical location
      • Marital status
      • Indigenous status
      • Country of birth
      • Preferred language
      • Income source
      • Support for financially disadvantaged residents
      • Resident admissions
    • 4 Patterns of use
      • Admissions
      • Separations
      • Length of stay
      • Average length of stay
      • Resident turnover
      • Usage rates
      • Occupied place-days
      • Hospital leave
    • 5 Care needs of residents based on the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI)
      • Variations in residents by ACFI appraisals
      • Variation i in care needs according to age
      • Younger r residents and the ACFI
      • Variation in care needs by geographical location
      • Separation mode by ACFI level of care
      • Length o of stay by ACFI level of care
      • Health conditions reported in the ACFI
      • Dementia, m mental illness and the ACFI
    • 6 Trends in the use of residential aged care
      • Overall usage
      • Admissions, separations a and completed length of stay
      • Transition from respite care to permanent care
      • Permanent residents a and usage rates by age
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: The reporting environment for residential aged care
    • Appendix B: Financial support arrangements
    • Appendix C: Data sources and limitations
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • List of online data