House of Representatives Committees

House Standing Committee on Expenditure

Inquiry into accommodation and home care for the aged


On 28 October 1982, the House Standing Committee on Expenditure tabled its report entitled In a home or at home: Accommodation and home care for the aged.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages,10 chapters and 5 appendices.

In a home or at home: Accommodation and home care for the aged

Part A: Preliminary pages up to Chapter 5 (PDF 6200KB)
Committee Membership, Foreword, Contents, Overview, Summary of Recommendations

Ch1: Responsibilities for health and welfare services for the aged

Ch2: The emergence of Commonwealth involvement
Ch3: Policy issues in care of the aged
Ch4: Housing for the aged
Ch5: The dominance of institutional care

Part B: Chapter 6 to Appendix 5 (end) (PDF 5411KB)

Ch6: Nursing home care
Ch7: Home care services
Ch8: Assessment

Ch9: Planning and resource allocation

Ch10: Conclusions: A framework for future development
Appendix 1: Public sector outlays on health and social security and welfare
Appendix 2: Commonwealth budget outlays on accommodation and home care services for the aged

Appendix 3: Nursing home beds
Appendix 4: Purposes of assistance under the 1981 Housing Agreement
Appendix 5: Conduct of inquiry

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