The Homelessness Estimates released today by the ABS highlight the growing number of older homeless people in Australia, chief executive of HammondCare,
Dr Stephen Judd said.
“The figures from the latest Census show that 16 per cent of homeless people in Australia in 2016 were aged over...
Major Australian philanthropic foundation, The Ian Potter Foundation, has awarded the HammondCare Darlinghurst project $2.5 million across five years towards the construction of its aged home for older people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.
Chief executive of HammondCare,...
The number of older people in Australia accessing specialist homelessness services (SHS) has increased by over a third since 2012/13 to 23,600 clients, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
The report “Specialist Homelessness Services 2016-17” shows the growth in older people...
HammondCare has welcomed last night’s decision by City of Sydney (CoS) to approve its development application (DA) for a 42 bed residential aged care home for older people experiencing homelessness in Sydney’s inner city.
Chief Executive Dr Stephen Judd said this was a significant project that would fill a major need...
Sydney has nearly twice as many homeless people as Melbourne and NSW has the highest number in Australia, but there is only a third the number of aged care homes for older, homeless men and women in Sydney.
With older people comprising about 16 per cent of those who are homeless...