College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Flinders Uni

News & Resources


Care Hack got quite a bit of media coverage due to the current challenges and issues with aged care being such a universal subject – everybody knows an older person and everybody wants to live as independently for as long as possible.

Care Hack was a forum to bring forth and further develop solutions to this issue.





You may like to read some of the articles featuring the Care Hack event:




Open Access Data Resources

For those who are interested in researching further the issues and challenges in aged care that Care Hack is supporting, the project team have developed an interactive list of data resources that are open access and freely available for download.


If you are interested in data from any of the following aged care sectors, please download our Care Hack Open Access Data List (370kb PDF) which will connect you to government policy papers and editorials:

  • Increasing demand for health services
  • Social inclusion
  • Increasing rates of Dementia
  • Disability and disability-free life expectancy
  • Geographical issues
  • Culture and language
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander populations
  • Sex and gender
  • Aged Care workforce shortage
  • Nurse / Carer to patient ratio
  • Support for personal carers


 Care Hack Open Access Data List - February 2019 (370kb PDF)






 Page updated 23 December 2019