Young people in Australian residential aged care: evaluating trends from 2008 to 2018

Over the past decade, various programs and reforms have targeted the issue of people aged <65 years living in ‘permanent’ residential aged care (PRAC). As context for ongoing policy discourse, the aim of this study was to evaluate trends in rates of young people entering and leaving PRAC from 2008 to 2018.

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Australian Health Review –

Submitted: 30 July 2019 Accepted: 15 October 2019 Published online: 29 July 2020