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This title was first published in 2000: Caring for Older People provides a unique insight into the world of community care in the 1990’s. It presents findings from a national study of social care from the perspectives of older service users, their carers and care managers. Descriptive findings from this longitudinal study - conducted by the PSSRU from 1994 and funded by the Department of Health - are set in the context of the history of community care and developments since the passage of the 1990 NHS and Community Care Act. The study’s findings highlight important challenges for policy and practice development in the new millennium.
Table of Contents
Contents: The development of community care; Origins, design and context; Need-related circumstances of users; Need-related circumstances of carers; Care management; Consistency; Informal carer inputs; Formal and independent sector inputs; Outcomes for users; Outcomes for carers; Conclusion; References; Index.
’The book is a blockbuster of a study, providing information in huge depth and minute detail about how community care is faring...it provides a wealth of detail about the range and complexity of older people’s needs and those of their carers...this book should assist those who are facing a steep learning curve.’ Health Service Journal ’...of value to students of health and social care and some sections should also be informative for relevant practitioners.’ ASLIB Book Guide ’Any student wishing to learn about the development of community care in the UK during the past twenty years would do well to consult this text...as a source book for researchers and policy makers it will be invaluable and will undoubtedly be drawn on for many years to come.’ Generations Review ’No group of researchers has done more over the past twenty years to uncover the complexities and subtleties of community care than those from PSSRU of the University of Kent in Canterbury...an important part of this body of work has been the development of the analytic techniques and theoretical tools to study the production of welfare� involved in the provision of care...particular importance for anyone wanting to really understand the rapidly changing field of community care’ Australasian Journal on Ageing ’...clear and concise...meticulous and detailed...a very welcome addition, especially valuable as a source of evidence to be used in the process of developing community care policy and practice in Britain and beyond.’ European Journal of Social Work ’...a mass of invaluable data for researchers, policy makers and specialist students in the field...an essential item on library shelves.’ Ageing and Society '...this book has put some of what is happening within the National Service Framework into a more meaningful context. Students of health and social care, and anybody involved with planning the complex needs of older people will find this book a useful reference a
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