Occupational therapy: Working with individuals, groups and communities to enable occupation

Louise Jane Farnworth, Rebecca Lee Allen

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The text provides an overview of the Australian Health Care System at a level suitable for 1st year undergraduate students. It describes the architecture of the system and its key components (public hospital sector, private hospital and health insurance, GPs and primary care, community health, public health), some of the things that shape the system and introduces key concepts that underpin it such as the idea of the welfare state or a universal health system.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnderstanding the Australian Health Care System
EditorsEileen Willis, Louise Reynolds, Helen Kelleher
Place of PublicationChatswood, NSW, Australia
Pages233 - 242
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780729538619
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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