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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Aldershot : Arena, 1994
|All Authors / Contributors:||
David Challis; Bleddyn Davies; Karen Traske; University of Kent at Canterbury. Personal Social Services Research Unit.; British Society of Gerontology.
|Notes:||On t.p.: PSSRU University of Kent at Canterbury and BSG.
Published in the PSSRU studies series in association with the British Society of Gerantology.
|Credits:||On t.p.: PSSRU University of Kent at Canterbury and BSG.|
|Description:||viii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Part 1: Community care - promise, ambition and imperative, an international agenda. Part 2 The changing context of community care: the changes in community care - opportunities, constraints and concerns; the future of services for elderly people. Part 3 Care and choice: user empowerment, older people and the UK reform of community care; residential choice and optimization in later life - where to live?; attitudes to residential care and the subsequent probability of admission - experience of a cohort of new users of community-based social services. Part 4 Carers and informal support: home at last? - impact of a local 'homely' unit for dementia sufferers on their relatives; respite care - access, availability and acceptance; working caregivers and frail older people; inheritance, care bargains and elderly people's relationships with their children. Part 5 Assessment, case management and community services: assessment of the over-75's in general practice; the new assessment - moving towards holism or new roads to fragmentation; case management - the EPIC model ( a case of not grasoing the nettle); home sweet home - care mediation for the elderly; budget-devolved care management in two routine programmes - have they improved outcomes?; tradition and transition - the role of the support worker in community care in Sheffield. Part 6 Policy changes in contrasting countries: the Reagan-Bush legacy - privitization, the welfare state and ageing; care of the elderly in the changing Swedish welfare state; private insurance options for long-term care financing. Part 7 Community based care - opportunities and constraints: financing of care for elderly people in the European Community; community care - implications for health services for elderly people; community care, opportunities, concerns and constraints. Part 8 Community care - immediate concerns and ling-term perspectives; community care - immediate concerns and long-term perspectives.|
|Series Title:||PSSRU studies series.|
|Responsibility:||edited by David Challis, Bleddyn Davies and Karen Traske.|