National Healthcare Agreement: PI 49-Residential and community aged care services per 1,000 population aged 70+ years, 2011
Identifying and definitional attributes
Metadata item type:
PI 49-Residential and community aged care services per 1,000 population aged 70+ years
Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
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)
70 years (for the total population), 50 years (for the Indigenous population)
Population group age to:
69 years (for the Indigenous population)
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.
1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Calculated separately for residential and community aged care services.
Number of operational aged care places at 30 June
Numerator data elements:
Population aged 70 years or over plus Indigenous people aged 50–69 years at 30 June.
Denominator data elements:
2008–09 and 2009–10—State and territory
2008–09 and 2009–10—Nationally, by:
Disaggregation data elements:
Note that this indicator does not cover HACC services.
Excludes people receiving aged care services in acute care hospitals.
For denominator data (total population and Indigenous status) population projections based on 2006 Census are used. These projections are prepared for the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) according to the assumptions agreed to by DoHA.
Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report: 2008–09 (updated to include Innovative Care Pool data) and 2009–10.