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Community care : new agendas and challenges from the UK and overseas

Author: David Challis; Bleddyn Davies; Karen Traske; University of Kent at Canterbury. Personal Social Services Research Unit.; British Society of Gerontology.
Publisher: Aldershot : Arena, 1994.
Series: PSSRU studies series.
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This work both discusses current reform in community care in the UK and elsewhere, and also illustrates what the research evidence shows to be the nature of the problems and how much the reforms  Read more...

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Community care.
Aldershot : Arena, 1994
(OCoLC)621916635
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Challis; Bleddyn Davies; Karen Traske; University of Kent at Canterbury. Personal Social Services Research Unit.; British Society of Gerontology.
ISBN: 1857422082 9781857422085
OCLC Number: 31169493
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.

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