Indigenous Australians not accessing aged care services

| 22 Apr 2015

A Productivity Commission report has revealed that Indigenous Australians access aged care services at one third of the rate of the wider population. The report found that only 18.5 Indigenous Australians out of 1000 access residential aged care services, compared with 51.1 per 1000 of the general population.

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Tags: aged care, aged care services, CALD, health, home care, Indigenous health, residential aged care, rural and remote

Sophia Bolden

Communications Coordinator

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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