House of Representatives Committees

House Standing Committee on Community Affairs

Inquiry into the home and community care program


On 29 August 1994, the Standing Committee on Community Affairs tabled its report on the inquiry into the home and community care program entitled Home but not alone.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 13 chapters and 4 appendices.

Home but not alone

Part A: Preliminary pages up to Chapter 7 (PDF 5237KB)
Contents, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations,

Ch1: Establishment of the inquiry

Ch2: History of the home and community care program
Ch3: Current structure and philosophy of the program
Ch4: Policy and social context
Ch5: Focus and targeting
Ch6: Access by special needs groups
Ch7: Improving continuity between health and community care

Part B: Chapter 8 to Appendix 4 (end) (PDF 5876KB)

Ch8: Linkages with other programs
Ch9: Assessment
Ch10: Service delivery and costs
Ch11: Quality assurance
Ch12: Service availability, planning and administration
Ch13: Home and community care: a national model

Appendix 1: List of submissions
Appendix 2: List of witnesses
Appendix 3: Public forums
Appendix 4: HACC expenditure data

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