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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Younger people with disability in residential aged care

 

Overview

The Younger people with disability in residential aged care program (YPIRAC) was a joint commonwealth, state and territory program, which aimed to reduce the numbers of younger people with disability living in nursing homes throughout Australia.

Contacts

Australian Capital Territory
Ph:(02) 6207 1086
TTY: (02) 6205 0888
Email: disabilityact@act.gov.au

New South Wales
Ph: 1800 467 622
Email: ypirac@dadhc.nsw.gov.au

Northern Territory
Ph: 1800 139 656
Ph: (08) 8951 5045
Email: disability.dhcs@nt.gov.au

Queensland
Ph: 1800 177 120
TTY: 1800 010 222
Email: ypirac@disability.qld.gov.au

South Australia
Ph: (08) 8372 1478
Email: sharon.evans@dfc.sa.gov.au

Tasmania
Ph: (03) 6230 7695
Ph: (03) 6230 7742
Email: disability.stateoffice@dhhs.tas.gov.au

Victoria
Ph: 1800 783 783
Ph: (03) 9096 8724
TTY: 1800 008 149
Email: myfuturemychoice@dhs.vic.gov.au

Western Australia
Ph: 1800 998 214
Ph: (08) 9426 9600
TTY: (08) 9426 9315
Email: yprac@dsc.wa.gov.au

Related publications

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2010)

Younger people with disability in residential aged care program: report on the 2008–09 minimum data set.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Evaluated publications

URBIS (2009)

Mid-term review, Younger People in Residential Aged Care (YPIRAC) program.

Canberra: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

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Last updated: 1 June 2010
 
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