Christine Stirling

Housing priorities of people with dementia: Security, continuity and support

This report aims to equip housing practitioners and policy-makers with new knowledge about the future housing and support needs of people with dementia.

Future housing and support needs of people with dementia

In an ageing society such as Australia, there is growing recognition of the importance of planning for the future care of older people with dementia (PwD). Dementia is predicted to become the leading cause of disability by 2016, with the number of cases in Australia expected to increase to close to 1 million by 2050 (AIHW 2007, p.52).
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