This chapter will provide an overview of the Australian health care system, describe major health challenges for Australians, and describe how health care is funded in Australia. It will also help readers to appreciate how the social determinants of health affect Australians, and to understand some of the areas where occupational therapists work.
|Title of host publication||Occupational Therapy in Australia|
|Subtitle of host publication||Professional and Practice Issues: Second Edition|
|Editors||Ted Brown, Helen M. Bourke-Taylor, Stephen Isbel, Reinie Cordier, Louise Gustafsson|
|Place of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis|
|Number of pages||17|
|Publication status||Published - 19 Apr 2021|