PUBLIC HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY
Research report from the Centre for Independent Studies into a model of government and patient cost-sharing for public hospitals
Australian Government Health
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healthdirect Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symptom Checker
Answer questions about your symptoms to see if you need to seek medical help or get tested. This tool is available online at any time.
YOUR LIFE CHOICES
Provides information for Australian seniors 50 years and over. All you need to know about seniors’ health, work, travel, finances, retirement planning, aged care, centrelink, pensions and seniors’ services. Their motto is “simplifying retirement” and among other publications, produce a quarterly Retirement Affordability Index
Australia’s leading news, jobs, events, research and funding resources for the not-for-profit and charity sector.
For those over 60 with advice and tips on home and garden, food and wine, finance, pets, family, travel, health, beauty and style, fitness, dating, technology, studying and legal. Get articles, share stories and discover great offers.
Created in 2013 to help consumers 50 and over to get the discounts, special offers, information and influence we deserve.
All-volunteer group of retired and semi-retired professionals who advocate on behalf of seniors – Australians aged over 50.
THE ADEQUACY OF THE AGE PENSION IN AUSTRALIA
The report examines the adequacy of the age pension, both qualitatively through focus groups and meetings, and quantitatively through analysis of social survey date.
ALTERNATIVE AGED CARE ASSESSMENT, CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM AND FUNDING MODELS
In line with recent efforts towards aged care funding reform, the Australian Government Department of Health commissioned AHSRI to undertake a review and develop options for an approved funding model for residential aged care (there is a second volume to accompany this.
NATIONAL SENIORS AUSTRALIA
National organisation for seniors over 50, with benefits for membership. Also act as political lobbyists for seniors.
COUNCIL ON THE AGEING
The peak policy development, advocacy and representation organisation form older Australians.
MY AGED CARE
Established by the Australian Government, can help you find information about aged care services and what you need to do to receive them. Information for both users and service providers
National online and phone service that provides practical information and resources
Peak body representing and advocating on behalf of carers throughout Queensland
AGED ARE COMPLAINTS – GUIDELINES
Developed for the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner, they outline how the complaints management framework works and the procedures followed when receiving and resolving complaints
ELDER ABUSE – A NATIONAL LEGAL RESPONSE
The report covers Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks and how they might better protect older persons from misuse or abuse and safeguard their autonomy. The report includes 43 recommendations for law reform.
REAL CHOICE FOR AGEING AUSTRALIANS
Research report from the Centre of Independent Studies on achieving the benefits of consumer-directed aged care
DOING IT TOUGH
Wesley Mission Brisbane in partnership with COTA and independent research firm Urbis have completed a focused study of older women’s experience of living in poverty and disadvantage across Queensland.
QUEENSLAND COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SERVICES
State wide peak body for individuals and organisations working in the social and community services sector. Undertakes informed advocacy and supports a strong community sector
QCOSS COMMUNITY DOOR
Gateway for community-managed organisations in Queensland to access key information to assist in all aspects of the operations of their service.
REPORT ON GOVERNMENT SERVICES
This is an annual report, depicting data on many Government Services. It is made up of 7 volumes containing 18 chapters. Volume F is termed Community Services and a chapter is devoted to Aged Care Services
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NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME AND ALZHEIMER’S
Toolkit for people living with younger onset dementia and their carers