Economic and financial themes in Australian aged care: Regulatory restraint and its consequences

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Show simple item record Hogan, W 2010-05-28T09:50:30Z 2008-01
dc.identifier.citation International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research, 2008, 1 (1), pp. 1 - 21
dc.identifier.issn 1755-3539
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.description.abstract This contribution reflects the results of work for a review of aged care policies and services in Australia. Initial material covers the policy arrangements in place prior to the inauguration of the Aged Care Review in September 2002. The main feature of the contribution is a survey of the economic and financial performance of aged care entities not hitherto attempted. Most attention is directed to labour costs in relation to total costs and earnings before interest and taxes. Cross-section analyses are based on institutional differences between providers of services. Locational differences are also examined. The results show great disparities between providers of aged care services. The regulatory restraints imposed through a centrally-planned administrative system are comprehensive in their impact and for their contradictions. There are implications for development of new approaches to policy
dc.publisher InderScience
dc.title Economic and financial themes in Australian aged care: Regulatory restraint and its consequences
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 21 en_US BUS.School of Finance and Economics en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1117 Public Health and Health Services
dc.personcode 998277
dc.percentage 100 en_US Public Health and Health Services en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
dc.description.keywords residential aged care; centrally-planned policies; regulations; restraint; earnings; labour costs; policy rigidities; policy arrangements; competition; efficiency; care of the elderly; Australia; care services; care policy. en_US
dc.description.keywords residential aged care
dc.description.keywords centrally-planned policies
dc.description.keywords regulations
dc.description.keywords restraint
dc.description.keywords earnings
dc.description.keywords labour costs
dc.description.keywords policy rigidities
dc.description.keywords policy arrangements
dc.description.keywords competition
dc.description.keywords efficiency
dc.description.keywords care of the elderly
dc.description.keywords Australia
dc.description.keywords care services
dc.description.keywords care policy.
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)

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