One in four aged care places is in community-based care - Media Release AIHW

Found in: News

The shift from residential aged care to aged care that is provided in the community is continuing, according to new information released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

The information, available at, shows that 25% of government-subsidised aged care places in June 2013 were for community-based care, up from 20% five years ago.

'This is consistent with our understanding that most older Australians prefer to remain in the community as long as possible,' said AIHW spokesperson Mark Cooper-Stanbury.

And the shift is expected to continue, with long-term aged care planning set to see 1 in 3 aged care places allocated to community care by 2025.

To view the full article please follow this link.

View our workshops

Latest News

Latest News View all/RSS

Domestic Violence Funding Cuts

The Opinion piece in today’s West accurately...

Sorry Day 2020

Today is Sorry Day and an opportunity for all...

View All News