The Future of Home Care is in our Hands
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References

Please note: all workforce projections in this infographic are full-time equivalent.

2014: 

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2014, Population Clock http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs%40.nsf/94713ad445ff1425ca25682000192af2/1647509ef7e25faaca2568a900154b63?OpenDocument

Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, Speech to the Committee for Economic Development (CEDA) Aged Care Briefing, Melbourne 31 March 2014, http://www.mitchfifield.com/Media/Speeches/tabid/71/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/754/Speech--Address-to-CEDA-Aged-Care-briefing--31-March-2014.aspx.

CURRENTLY, THERE ARE 86,000 HOME & COMMUNITY CARE WORKERS:

Productivity Commission, Caring for older Australians (2011),

Australian Bureau of Statistics “Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers” (SDAC), (2012), Australian Bureau of Statistics Census Data (2006), population projections by age and LGA from planning departments in each state where available and where not available (ACT and NT) Australian Bureaus of Statistics population projections.

OUR POPULATION IS AGEING:

IBIS World Report 2014, Accommodation for the Aged in Australia: Market Research Report, http://www.ibisworld.com.au/industry/default.aspx?indid=628

Demand vs. Supply: Australia’s aged care puzzle, (2014), Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council and McCrindle, http://blog.mccrindle.com.au/the-mccrindle-blog/demand-vs-supply-australias-aged-care-puzzle.

Productivity Commission, Caring for older Australians (2011),

Australian Bureau of Statistics “Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers” (SDAC), (2012), Australian Bureau of Statistics Census Data (2006), population projections by age and LGA from planning departments in each state where available and where not available (ACT and NT) Australian Bureaus of Statistics population projections. 

NEW SOUTH WALES:

Department of Social Services 2012-13, Report on the Operation of the Aged Care Act 1997, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/EBE3573C450EF713CA257C280005A8F8/$File/10376_ROACA_SCREEN.pdf 

Productivity Commission, Caring for older Australians (2011), Australian Bureau of Statistics “Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers” (SDAC), (2012), Australian Bureau of Statistics Census Data (2006), population projections by age and LGA from planning departments in each state where available and where not available (ACT and NT) Australian Bureaus of Statistics population projections.

Productivity Commission, Caring for Older Australians, (2011), Chapter 14 http://www.pc.gov.au/projects/inquiry/aged-care/report.

Department of Social Services (2012), Report on the Funding and Financing of the Aged Care Industry, http://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/ageing-and-aged-care/aged-care-reform/reforms-by-topic/aged-care-financing-authority.

NSW HOME CARE:

 Family and Community Services Ageing, Disability and Home Care (2014), Home Care Servicehttp://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/individuals/help_at_home/home_care_service

Productivity Commission, Caring for older Australians (2011),

Australian Bureau of Statistics “Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers” (SDAC), (2012), Australian Bureau of Statistics Census Data (2006), population projections by age and LGA from planning departments in each state where available and where not available (ACT and NT) Australian Bureaus of Statistics population projections.

CURRENTLY, HOME CARE WORKERS…

Fair Work Ombudsman (2014), Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (rates effective 1 July 2014), http://awardfinder.fwo.gov.au/mati.aspx?ma=AN120505&ti=MA000100.

The Department of Health (2012), The Aged Care Workforce Final Report, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/ageing-nat-agedcare-workforce-census-survey.

 Productivity Commission (2011), Disability Care and Support, Chapter 15 http://www.pc.gov.au/projects/inquiry/disability-support/report.