This commissioned work of history (published 2017) provides the background and context to an Australian story – that of Twilight Aged Care. Established by leading Sydney feminists and male supporters in 1912, Twilight House was the unusual brainchild of those who recognised the need to care for elderly women with limited means of support. At a time when the state had little or no involvement in what we now call the ‘aged care sector’, the opening of its first care home in 1915 was a bold move.
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