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Definition

Operational residential and community aged care places/packages per 1,000 people aged 70 years and over, plus Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50–69 years, 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
Projected total 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 aged care includes Multi-Purpose Services and places delivered under the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care and Innovative Care Programs.

Community aged care includes Community Aged …

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Disaggregation

As at 30 June 2013— State and territory, by service type (residential, community).

As at 30 June 2013— Nationally, by service type (residential, community), by:

  • remoteness (Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) Remoteness Structure).
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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 aged care includes Multi-Purpose Services and places delivered under the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care and Innovative Care Programs.

Community aged care includes Community Aged Care Packages (CACP), Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH), EACH Dementia, Transition Care Program, Multi-Purpose Services and packages 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
Projected total population aged 70 years or over plus Indigenous people aged 50–69 years at 30 June.
Disaggregation

As at 30 June 2013— State and territory, by service type (residential, community).

As at 30 June 2013— Nationally, by service type (residential, community), by:

  • remoteness (Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) Remoteness Structure).

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