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Policies and Guidelines

Research and Data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s health has contributed to a broad range of policies and guidelines aimed at improving Australian women’s health, wellbeing and access to health services.

National respite for carers program

Published: 2009

ALSWH data on mid- and older-aged women caregivers were used to inform the National Respite for Carers Program, which is one of several Government initiatives designed to support and assist relatives and friends caring at home for people who are unable to care for themselves because of disability or frailty. Projects commissioned by the Australian…

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2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Australians

Published: 2008

ALSWH data contributes to this evidence-based guide for optimal physical activity for older adults.

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