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Costs of community care services for individuals with complex needs

Australian Journal on Ageing

Author: Kendig, H., Wells, Y., Swerissen, H., Reynolds, A.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1999


To what extent can intensive costs community care be predicted. Research into 497 clients of Linkages (Community Options) projects in Victoria found that client and carer characteristics varied by dependency, incontinence, male or non resident carers and length of time as a client. However capacity to predict costs was limited as only 29% of variances could be explained.

Further Details

Pages: 86-92
Volume: 18
Issue: 2
Accession Number: December, 2010
Keywords: Victoria, older, carer
Reads: 166