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Achievements Report 2010/11

Ageing, Disability and Home Care is committed to providing the best possible outcomes for older people, people with a disability, their families and carers.

The 2010-11 ADHC Achievements Report highlights the many achievements we have made over the past year, as well as our key  priorities for 2012.

It also includes a range of case studies that provide insight into the positive impact our staff and services have on our clients’ lives.

Some key highlights of 2010/11:

  • 300,000 people accessed disability support and HACC services
  • 10,200 people accessed Disability Services funded and operated respite, compared to 5,300 people in 2005-06 (92 per cent increase
  • 54,000 people accessed HACC funded and operated respite, compared to 22,800 in 2005-06 (137per cent increase)
  • 6,800 people attended Post School  programs, including Community Participation and Transition to Work compared to 4,200 in 2005-06 (63per cent increase)
  • 8,000 people attended Community Engagement programs, including the Life Choices and Active Ageing programs, compared to 6,700 in 2005-06 (19per cent increase)
  • 10,000 families accessed Support for Families and Children services, compared to 4,700 in 2005-06 (113per cent increase)
  • 133,000 people accessed Information, Advocacy and Linkage services, compared to 84,100 in 2005-06 (58per cent increase)
  • 203,000 people accessed Personal Assistance services, compared to 155,000 in 2005-06 (31per cent increase)
  • 1,400 people accessed Personal Care services, including the Attendant Care Program and High Needs Pool, compared to 800 in 2005-06 (75per cent increase)
  • 7,800 people were living in Community Living arrangements compared to 5,200 in 2005-06 (50per cent increase)
  • Number of people accommodated in Large Residential Centres has decreased from 1,800 in 2005-06  to 1,500 in 2010/11 (20per cent decrease).

Download the 2010-11 Achievements Report (PDF, 1.4 MB)

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