Make the elderly pay
- Funding: family vs. nursing home. Mills, Nicolaus // Christian Science Monitor;12/7/99, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p9
Asserts that the United States government should give the same financial treatment for home care of the elderly as for nursing home care.
- Pestering the elderly. Douglas, Colin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/09/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7066, p1212
Relates how general practitioners in Great Britain view the government requirement of screening the elderly. Call for a public health initiative for the elderly.
- DOES DE-PUBLICIZING NECESSARILY EQUAL PRIVATIZING?: REDEFINING THE LOCUS OF RESPONSIBILITY. Gonyea, J. G. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p391
Since it was first pronounced 125 years ago, "Wagner's Law" has held that an ever larger proportion of a nation's resources would be spent through the public sector. Since the 1980s, however, in the U.S. (as in other countries) this trend has shifted in favor of decentralization of...
- Political opponents must agree. // Australian Ageing Agenda;Jul/Aug2011, p6
The article reports on the views of the National Aged Care Alliance (NACA) and the sector's key players such as Ian Yates, chief executive officer (CEO) of Council of the Ageing Australia, regarding the need for a bipartisan approach for the aged health care reform.
- Scots finalise plans for free care of elderly. Joseph, Colin // Public Finance;7/6/2001-7/12/2001, p14
Reports that the Scottish Executive will push through with plans to introduce free personal care for the elderly. Funding for the project; Doubts over the coverage of the free personal care program scheduled to take effect in April 2002.
- AIRC criticises government over aged care funding. // Australian Nursing Journal;Jul2000, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p7
Reports on the criticism of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC) on the Federal Government's deregulated residential aged care funding policies, for undermining wage justice in the industry. Observation of the Commissioners on the level of government subsidy for residential...
- United action for aged care. Iliffe, Jill // Australian Nursing Journal;Sep2000, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p1
Editorial. Challenges the effectiveness of the Resident Classification Scale for aged care services from the government of Australia. Efforts of nurses to care for the aged; Issues facing the aged care sector.
- Election campaign focuses on aged care. // Australian Nursing Journal;Nov2001, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p11
Discusses the aged care policies of political parties in Australia in line with the Federal Elections in 2001. Details of the community aged care packages of the Coalition Government; Background on the interest-free loans for funding aged care beds proposed by the Labor Party; Comments of the...
- 'Financial penalties' for sick older people. // Nursing Older People;Feb2002, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p5
Reports on the penalty on older people for getting sick in Great Britain. Allowance received by older people; Proposal to increase weekly allowance; Rules governing pensions and benefits during long hospital stay.