How often falls occur

Did you know about one third of the elder population over the age of 65 falls each year, with risk increasing with age? Learn more about the risk of falling in this article.


Falls in older people

Australian Government – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

This article shows fall-related hospitalisation statistics among older people aged 65 and over, including length of stay, type of injury, and place of injury.



Australia’s aged care sector: economic contribution and future directions

Publication, Aged Care Guild and Deloitte Access Economics

This report provides a snapshot of the Australian aged care sector and shows its important role across the Australian economy. It highlights industry trends, government policies, economic environment and contribution of the sector, aged care services and delivery and the workforce and skills required for growth.’s%20aged%20care%20sector%20%20DAE%20final%20report%20(005).pdf


Aged care sector estimated to contribute $17.6bn in economic benefits

Media release, 20 June 2016: Aged Care Guild

In the first study of its kind, Deloitte Access Economics has calculated the contribution the aged care sector makes to the economy. The report, Australia’s aged care sector: economic contribution and future directions, was commissioned by the Aged Care Guild.


Challenges of an ageing population

Research publication, Parliament of Australia

This publication provides important projections and statistics of the rapid increase in the number of people aged 65-84 years in Australia’s population by 2022, and how we must look at reforming aged care to meet demand. It covers community based care, financing models, regulation and planning, aged care workforce and future prospects within the sector.