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Author Means, Robin.

Title Community care : policy and practice / Robin Means, Sally Richards and Randall Smith
Edition Fourth edition
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  361.941 Mea/Ccp 2007  AVAILABLE
 MELB  361.941 Mea/Ccp 2007  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 314 pages ; 22 cm
Series Public policy and politics
Public policy and politics.
Contents 1. Introducing community care -- 2. From institutions to care in the community: the history of neglect -- 3. Implementing the community care reforms -- 4. Community care and the modernisation agenda -- 5. Health and social care: from collaboration to incorporation? -- 6. Housing and community care -- 7. Community care: user empowerment -- 8. International perspectives on community care: lesson drawing or policy learning? -- 9. Community care: new directions and old challenges
Summary This edition reflects recent shifts in community and social care whilst still providing the authoritative account of its historical development. Particular attention is paid to partnerships between health and social care, the regulation of social care, direct payments and individual budgets and user/care empowerment
Notes Previous ed.: 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Commentary (C.D. Howe Institute). Social policy.
Health care reform -- Great Britain.
Health care reform -- England.
Community health services -- England.
Social policy.
Community health services -- Great Britain.
Community Health Services.
Community Mental Health Services.
Health Services [MESH]
Social Welfare [MESH]
Social Work [MESH]
State Medicine -- organization & administration [MESH]
Health Services.
Social Welfare.
Social Work.
State Medicine -- organization & administration.
Great Britain -- Social policy.
England -- Social policy.
Great Britain [MESH]
United Kingdom.
Author Richards, Sally, 1954-
Smith, Randall, 1936-
ISBN 9780230006744 paperback
0230006744 paperback
Other Titles Community care