Table of contents

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  • List of Tables
  • List of Appendix Tables
  • List of Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1 Introduction
    • Project brief
    • Background and outline of literature review
  • 2 Population ageing in Australia
    • Some demographic features of Australia's population
    • Projected growth in population
    • Trends in population ageing
  • 3 Population ageing, morbidity and disability
    • 3.1 Mortality, morbidity and disability
    • 3.2 Population ageing and prevalence of people with a disability
  • 4 Implications of population ageing
    • 4.1 Impact on government health and welfare expenditures
    • 4.2 Impact on government expenditures in aged care and disability services
    • 4.3 Impact on demand for disability support services
    • 4.4 Impact on residential aged care services
    • 4.5 Issues concerning the age dependency ratio
  • 5 Trends in informal care
    • 5.1 Impact of population growth and population ageing on informal care
    • 5.2 Other factors affecting changes in informal care
    • 5.3 Trends in community living among people with a disability
    • 5.4 Impact of caring role on informal carers
    • 5.5 Support needs for carers
  • 6 Ageing clients of disability and aged care services and their service usage pattern
    • 6.1 Disability services
    • 6.2 Aged care services
  • 7 Individual ageing of people with an early onset of disability
    • 7.1 Early start of individual ageing
    • 7.2 Decline in mortality and increase in life expectancy
    • 7.3 Health conditions and major illnesses and diseases related to ageing: relationship to disability
    • 7.4 Trends in incidence and prevalence of congenital malformations
  • 8 Needs of ageing people with a disability
    • 8.1 Needs common to the general ageing population
    • 8.2 Special characteristics of older people with an early onset disability
    • 8.3 Special needs of older people with an early onset disability
    • 8.4 Factors contributing to restricted access to services
  • 9 Existing problems and emerging services needs
    • 9.1 General issues concerning the needs for appropriate services
    • 9.2 Service gaps and needs for new services
    • 9.3 Needs for service responses in some key service areas
    • 9.4 Differences and similarities of the current disability and aged care service systems
  • 10 Emerging planning and service models
    • 10.1 New South Wales
    • 10.2 Victoria
    • 10.3 Western Australia
    • 10.4 South Australia
    • 10.5 Tasmania
    • 10.6 Australian Capital Territory
  • References
  • Appendix
  • Appendix Tables