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Definition

Operational residential and community aged care places per 1,000 people aged 70 years or over (or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 years and over), excluding services funded through Home And Community Care (HACC)

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of operational aged care places at 30 June
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Denominator
Population aged 70 years or over plus Indigenous people aged 50–69 years at 30 June.
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Computation

Aged care places are residential and community aged care places provided under the Aged Care Act 1997 and services delivered under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aged Care Strategy.

Residential and community aged care places currently include Community Aged Care Packages (CACP), Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH), EACH Dementia, Transition Care Program, aged care places and packages delivered …

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Disaggregation

2008–09 and 2009–10—State and territory

2008–09 and 2009–10—Nationally, by:

  • planning region
  • remoteness
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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

Aged care places are residential and community aged care places provided under the Aged Care Act 1997 and services delivered under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aged Care Strategy.

Residential and community aged care places currently include Community Aged Care Packages (CACP), Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH), EACH Dementia, Transition Care Program, aged care places and packages delivered by Multi-Purpose Services, places delivered under the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aged Care Strategy and Innovative Care Pool.

Presented per 1,000 population.

Numerators
Number of operational aged care places at 30 June
Denominators
Population aged 70 years or over plus Indigenous people aged 50–69 years at 30 June.
Disaggregation

2008–09 and 2009–10—State and territory

2008–09 and 2009–10—Nationally, by:

  • planning region
  • remoteness

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