National Healthcare Agreement: P49-Residential and community aged care services per 1,000 population aged 70+ years, 2010
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Residential and community aged care services per 1,000 population aged 70+ years|
|Description:||Operational residential and community aged care places per 1,000 people aged 70 years and over (and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 to 69 years), excluding services funded through the Home and Community Care (HACC) Program.
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.
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2010)|
Health, Superseded 08/06/2011
|Outcome area:||Aged Care|
Health, Standard 07/07/2010
|Quality statement:||National Healthcare Agreement: P49-Residential and community aged care services per 1,000 population aged 70+ years, 2010 QS Health, Superseded 08/06/2011|
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:||70 years and over (for the total population), 50 years to 69 years (for the Indigenous population)|
|Computation description:||Residential and community aged care places currently include Community Aged Care Packages (CACP), Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH), EACH Dementia (EACH-D), Transition Care Program, aged care places and packages delivered by Multi-Purpose Services, Innovative Pool and places delivered under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aged Care Strategy.|
|Computation:||1,000 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator) Calculated separately for residential and community aged care services.|
|Numerator:||Number of operational aged care places at 30 June|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Population aged 70 years and over (or 50 years to 69 years for Indigenous Australians)|
|Denominator data elements:|
|Disaggregation data elements:|
|Comments:||Specified disaggregation: State/territory; Nationally by Aged Care Planning Region and remoteness area.
Available disaggregation: State/territory; Nationally by Aged Care Planning Region and remoteness area.
Most recent data available for 2010 CRC baseline report: 2008-09.When will 2008-09 data be available: September-November 2009.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Accessibility|
Data source attributes
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Annual (based on ongoing data collection)
Department of Health and Ageing
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Department of Health and Ageing and Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Interim Further data development is required in order to develop an indicator of capacity (e.g. places) available under the HACC program.|
|Other issues caveats:||Note that this indicator does not cover HACC services. Excludes people receiving aged care services in acute care hospitals.|
Source and reference attributes
|Related metadata references:|
See also National Healthcare Agreement: P53-Older people receiving aged care services, 2010
See also National Healthcare Agreement: P54-Aged care assessments completed, 2010
See also National Healthcare Agreement: P55-Younger people with disabilities using residential, CACP, EACH and EACH-Dementia aged care services, 2010
See also National Healthcare Agreement: P56-People aged 65 years or over receiving sub-acute services, 2010
Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 49-Residential and community aged care services per 1,000 population aged 70+ years, 2011
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