19 September 2012At 30 June 2011, there were nearly 185,500 residential aged care places, an increase of more than 2,600 places compared with 30 June 2010.
This report on residential aged care presents statistics from July 2010 to June 2011. Together with its companion report, Aged care packages in the community 2010-11: a statistical overview, it provides a comprehensive overview of Australian Government-funded aged care.
Most people living in residential aged care facilities are women, the majority are aged 80 and over and many are widowed
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