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Outcomes of community care for users and carers : a social services perspective

Author: Andrew Nocon; Hazel Qureshi
Publisher: Buckingham ; Bristol, PA, USA : Open University Press, 1996.
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What effects do community care services have on the people who use them? Detailed attempts to measure impacts on service users and their carers have been largely confined to research exercises designed to compare different forms of social care provision. In contrast, performance measurement by social services has focused on activity indicators, inputs and processes, rather than outcomes for users. The need for a
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nocon, Andrew, 1951-
Outcomes of community care for users and carers.
Buckingham ; Bristol, PA, USA : Open University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)664618811
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Nocon; Hazel Qureshi
ISBN: 0335196691 9780335196692 0335196683 9780335196685
OCLC Number: 33971354
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Concepts and themes. 1. Conceptual issues and policy context. 2. Emergent issues and practice in Social Services Departments. 3. Service users' and carers' views about community care --
pt. II. Outcome measurement. 4. People with physical impairments. 5. Older people. 6. People with mental health problems. 7. People with learning disabilities. 8. Carers --
pt. III. Conclusion. 9. Towards outcomes in practice.
Responsibility: Andrew Nocon and Hazel Qureshi.

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