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Evaluating community care : services for people with learning difficulties

Author: Ken Wright; Alan Haycox; Ian Leedham
Publisher: Buckingham [England] ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The aim of this book is to describe and discuss the principles of evaluating community care services for people with learning difficulties and to explore how they have been applied in the development of policy in the last ten years. Although the contents are based heavily upon the theory and practice of micro-economic appraisal of health and social care, other social science disciplines are exploited wherever
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wright, Ken, 1937-
Evaluating community care.
Buckingham [England] ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)988566732
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Wright; Alan Haycox; Ian Leedham
ISBN: 033509497X 9780335094974 0335094961 9780335094967
OCLC Number: 29846356
Description: xi, 191 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The evaluation framework --
3. The policy background --
4. Outcomes 1: definition and methodology --
5. Outcomes 2: specific research dimensions and their measurement --
6. Outcomes 3: evidence and issues --
7. Cost measurement in theory --
8. Cost measurement in practice --
9. Conclusion: policy development and evaluation in the 1990s.
Responsibility: Ken Wright, Alan Haycox, Ian Leedham.

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