25 November 2009

AIHW report : Australia’s Welfare No. 9 (2009)

Disability rates growing rapidly
6minutes.com.au: 17 November 2009
Dementia is the greatest contributor to Australia’s increasing rate of disability, despite rising numbers of older people reporting good or excellent health, a new report shows.

The number of Australians with a disability doubled to four million between 1981 and 2003, while the number of people with a profound level of disability requiring help with core daily activities almost tripled, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report. … > full story

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