Tag Archives: Seniors

Brotherhood of St Laurence report examines consumer directed care

The report, Adjusting to consumer directed care : the experience of Brotherhood of St Laurence community aged care service users (PDF 790kb), found that for a number of service users who experience social and economic disadvantage the transition to consumer … Continue reading

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Report examines homelessness prevention in older CALD communities

The report, At risk of homelessness : preventing homelessness in older culturally and linguistically diverse communities (PDF 2.5MB) has been released. The paper, prepared by Housing for the Aged Action Group and Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria, includes discussion on … Continue reading

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Report examines personalised service delivery for older people

The report, Connected and coordinated : personalised service delivery for the elderly (PDF 1.5MB) produced by PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) last year discusses the need for a new service delivery model for older people which features personalisation and,  “offers case examples of … Continue reading

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Report examines how to improve mental health for older LGBTI Australians

The publication, Improving mental health for older LGBTI Australians : a resource kit targeting depression and anxiety among older gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex Australians. Final report (PDF 390kb) has been released. The report, “aims to improve the mental … Continue reading

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New research brief examines long-term services and supports for older Americans

The US Department of Health and Human Services Office Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation has published the research brief, Long-term services and supports for older Americans : risks and financing (PDF 265kb) The brief, “presents information … Continue reading

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New UK report examines social care by micro-enterprises

A new report undertaken by staff at the University of Birmingham entitled, Micro enterprises : small enough to care (PDF 710kb), found that, “many aspects of micro-enterprise provision did allow them to offer a more personalised service than larger care … Continue reading

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OECD skills study released

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) has released the report has released the report, Adults, computers and problem solving. What’s the problem? The study “provides an in-depth analysis of the results from the Survey of Adult Skills related to problem … Continue reading

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GAO audit report examines potential unmet needs of older Americans for home and community-based services

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released the audit report, Older Americans Act : updated information on unmet need for services (PDF 340kb). The report, “examined what is known about older Americans’ reported need for home and community-based services like … Continue reading

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US GAO report examines home and community-based services for older adults

The Government Accountability Office report, Older adults : federal strategy needed to help ensure efficient and effective delivery of home and community based services and support (PDF 3MB), examines: “1 federal programs that fund services and supports for older adults … Continue reading

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AIHW released report on the use of aged care services before death

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has published the report, Use of aged care services before death (1.2MB). The report, “examines people’s use of aged care services in the 8 years before death, using the cohort of 116,481 people … Continue reading

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