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Perspectives on care at home for older people

Author: Christine Ceci; Kristín Björnsdóttir.; Mary Ellen Purkis
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Routledge studies in health and social welfare, 6.
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"This volume focuses on how high quality care is provided and the practices and policies that support this. It will offer case studies (both policy- and practice-oriented empirical studies) from countries that share a basic orientation to social welfare: Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. This book will be essential reading for students, practitioners and researchers who wish to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Perspectives on care at home for older people.
New York : Routledge, 2011
(DLC) 2011008959
(OCoLC)761461299
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Ceci; Kristín Björnsdóttir.; Mary Ellen Purkis
ISBN: 9781136649745 1136649743 0203805674 9780203805671 1283442841 9781283442848
OCLC Number: 782917683
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 193 pages).
Contents: Aging, independence, and community / Mary Ellen Purkis --
Homecare and frail older people : relational extension and the art of dwelling / Joanna Latimer --
Homes for care : reconfiguring care relations and practices / Isabel Dyck and Kim England --
"To work out what works best" : what is good in home care? / Christine Ceci --
Bringing it all back home : the (re)domestication and (de)medicalization of care in the UK / Davina Allen --
Assisting the frail elderly to live a good life through home care practice / Kristín Björnsdóttir --
Who can be against quality? : a new story about home-based care : NPM and governmentality / Hanne Marlene Dahl --
Creating home care recipients : using categorization as a tool in home care case management / Anna Olaison --
The making of medico-managerial care work culture in public home care for the elderly / Lea Henriksson and Sirpa Wrede.
Series Title: Routledge studies in health and social welfare, 6.
Responsibility: edited by Christine Ceci, Kristin Björnsdóttir, and Mary Ellen Purkis.
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"This volume focuses on how high quality care is provided and the practices and policies that support this. It will offer case studies (both policy- and practice-oriented empirical studies) from countries that share a basic orientation to social welfare: Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. This book will be essential reading for students, practitioners and researchers who wish to understand diverse problems in service provision for the elderly and the complexities of policy responses in different health and social care contexts"--Provided by publisher.

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"Ceci et al. bring together nine essays on home-based supportive care and services for frail older people, focusing on the questions of how people's daily lives relate to ideological, practice, and Read more...

 
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