Ageing and Aged Care Research and Statistics

This page provides access to ageing and aged care research and statistics.

Page last updated: 30 October 2013

This page is made up of 11 main categories which each contain relevant links to aged care data and information on the Department’s website and also to other authoritative websites. This information may be useful for researchers, aged care providers, and anyone who requires aged care data to inform research and decision making.

1. General Ageing and Aged Care – This category contains links which cover a range of aged care topics.

2. Aged Care Reform – This category contains links to the current aged care reform process.

3. Fees, Payments and Financial Information – This category contains links which contain information on subsidies, supplements, fees, charges, payments, contributions, and other financial matters.

4. Residential Care – This category contains links which provide information on residential care, including Extra Service availability and approvals.

5. Community and Flexible Care – This category contains links which provide information on Community Aged Care Packages, Extended Aged Care at Home and Extended Aged Care at Home Dementia packages, Home and Community Care, Consumer Directed Care and the Transition Care Program.

6. Assessment – This category contains links which provide information on Aged Care Assessment Teams and the Aged Care Assessment Program.

7. Quality and Compliance – This category contains links which provide information on sanctions, non-compliance, complaints, accreditation and standards relating to aged care providers.

8. Carers – This category contains links which provide information on National Respite for Carers Program, Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres and various studies on carers.

9. Workforce – This category contains links which provide information on aged care workforce reports and studies.

10. Healthy Ageing – This category contains links which provide information on reducing illness and disease in the ageing population, such as fall prevention, incontinence treatment, and the use of assistive technology.

11. External Resources – This category contains links to authoritative sources of data on ageing and aged care in Australia and internationally.

Provision of Aged Care data - As part of the aged care reform measures, the Australian Government has established the National Aged Care Data Clearinghouse at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on 1 July 2013. The Data Clearinghouse was developed to provide aged care data to a range of stakeholders including policy makers, researchers, service providers and consumers. For more information, or to request customised data and statistics, please visit the
National Aged Care Data Clearinghouse website.

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