A BRIEF REVIEW OF AGEING WITH A LONGSTANDING DISABILITY IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

This report provides an overview of information available on ageing with a long standing disability in WA. Information was sought from published and unpublished reports and discussions with a number of disability stakeholders. The main understanding gained from amassing this information is the limited usefulness for future service planning and provision, of the existing data on people with long standing disability.

Main points

  • Executive summary
  • Recommendations
  • Introduction
  • Disability and disability services in Western Australia
  • Defining persons ageing with long standing disability
  • Reason for focus on people with long standing disability
  • Disability data
  • Disability demographics
  • Issues relevant to people with long standing disability

Date: 02/01/2002
Author: Mary Carey, Joan Cole and Duncan Boldy
Organization: FREEMASONS CENTRE FOR RESEARCH INTO AGED CARE SERVICES
Reference: http://cra.curtin.edu.au/local/docs/Older%20people%20with%20a%20disability.pdf
Only for Members: No
Content type: Good practises
Tags: adults, demography, disabilities, senior generation
Categories: Medical & Functions, Other