Australia's Elderly Population

Information about Australia's Elderly Population

Published on July 9, 2014

Author: atonikelso

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PowerPoint Presentation: A u stra li a's E l der l y P o pu l a t i on O ver 3 . 2 m il l i on A us t ra li a ns a re aged 65 y e ars or o l de r , represen t i ng 14% of our popu l a t i on. B y 2051 near l y 20% of A us t r a li ans w i l l be aged 70 y ears or o l de r , and t he number o f peop l e aged 85 y e ars and over i s pro j ec t ed t o quadrup l e. A t t he same t i me t he A us t r a li an ag e d c a re i n d us t r y i s cu r ren tl y w o r t h over $ 1 1 b il l i on, w it h near l y 70% of t hat com i n g f rom t he t a x p a y er i n t he f o rm o f subs i d i es. E ach A us t ra l i an sho u l d have a personal as w e l l as pub li c i n t ere s t i n h o w t he aged care se c t or i s run, and h o w care serv i ces are prov i ded t o our e l der l y . The A g e d C are R e v i e w s S to r y A g e d C are R ev i e w s w as f ounded b y t w o M e l bourne-based en t repreneurs i n m i d 2013. B o t h i n d i v i dua l s w e re brought t oge t her b y a co m mon be l i ef i n t ransparen c y and ch o i ce. H av i ng bo t h t he i r pa r t ners w o rk i n t he aged care i n dus t r y , t he i ndus t r y f i rst caught t he i r a t t en t i o n as a resu l t of hear i ng t he m a n y s t or i es of f am ili es g e tt i ng l ost i n a comp l e x s y s t em - wi t h n o w here t o t urn f or i n depen d ent and re l i ab l e i n f o r ma t i on. A g e d care i s n o w an $ 1 1 b il l i on i n d us t r y , wi t h s o me of t he coun t r y ’ s l argest compa n i es i nv o l ved i n t he sec t o r . Fam il i es a re regu l a r l y asked t o put up hu n dreds o f t housands of do ll ars f or bonds t o get a p l ace. T h i s i s wi t h out a n y real cer t a i n t y o f t he qu a li t y of t he serv i ce and care of t he f ac i l i t y . A ccred i t a t i on i s ag a i nst a m i n i mum s t andard done on a pas s /f a i l bas i s, w i t h reassessment occu r r i n g on l y eve r y 3 y e ars. T he f ounders kn e w t hat i f user genera t ed r ev i e w s prov i ded consumers va l u ab l e i n s i ght and i n f orma t i on f o r s i mp l e de c i s i ons, such as w h i ch h o t e l t o s t a y at o r w h i ch re s t aurant t o eat a t , t here w as a m ore compe l l i ng reason t o prov i d e i ns i g ht and t ransparen c y t o support an i n t i ma t e , comp l e x , t r auma t i c and person a l dec i s i o n li ke p l ac i ng a l ov e d one i n t o aged car e . PowerPoint Presentation: What W e B e li e v e A g e d C are R ev i e w s be l i eve t here i s no be tt er w a y t o encourage aged care opera t ors t o p romo t e qu a li t y care and serv i ces t han t hrough t he c l e ans i ng e f f ect of li ght and t ransparen c y ac h i eved t hrough pub l i c rev i e w s. A g e d C are R ev i e w s br i ngs t r ansparen c y t o t he ag e d c a re sec t or b y prov i d i ng A us t ra li a ’ s on l y de d i ca t ed aged care rev i e w w e b s i t e. I n add i t i on, A ged C are R e v i e w s a i ms t o host a f ocused o n li ne commun i t y t h a t w il l share i n f orm a t i o n and i nc l u de f eedback f rom opera t ors, s t a f f and i n dus t r y e x per t s . O ur M i s s i on T o ass i st f a m i li es i n mak i ng a d i f f i c u l t dec i s i on ea s i er b y becom i n g t he A us t ra l i a ’ s l argest and most t ru s t ed prov i der of r e l e v ant i n f o rma t i on t o c u rrent and f u t ure r es i d en t s and t he i r f am ili es i n t he aged care se c t o r . O ur V a l ues Honesty Impartiality Integrity T ranspa r ency Choice Pushing boundaries PowerPoint Presentation: A g e d C are R ev i e w s i s cu r ren tl y l i ve and rece i v i n g rev i e w s. Pl ease c li ck on t he f o l l o w i n g li nks f or more i n f o A g e d C a r e P r o v i de r s A u st r a lia A g e d C a r e Di r e ct o r y A g e d C a r e Di r e ct o r y A u s t r a lia Click Here More In f o

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