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Macmillan Higher Education

Community Care (4th Edition)

Policy and Practice

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Palgrave

Pages: 328
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Public Policy and Politics

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Paperback - 9780230006744

11 January 2008

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11 January 2008

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This new edition has been updated to reflect recent shifts in community and social care whilst still providing the authoritative account of its historical development. Particular attention is paid to partnerships between...

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This new edition has been updated to reflect 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/carer empowerment.

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Comprehensively revised and updated
Sets community care in a historical and contemporary policy context
Presents the latest evidence on the impact of community care reforms

Introducing Community Care
From Institutions to Care in the Community: The History of Neglect
Implementing Community Care Reforms
Community Care and the Modernization Agenda
Health and Social Care: From Collaboration to Incorporation?
Housing and Community Care
Community Care: User Empowerment
International Perspectives on Community Care: Lesson Drawing or Policy Learning
Community Care: New Directions and Old Challenges

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ROBIN MEANS is Professor of Health and Social Care and Associate Dean at the Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, UK.

SALLY RICHARDS is Lecturer in Social Work in the School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, UK.

RANDALL SMITH is Senior Research Fellow in the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK.

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ROBIN MEANS is Professor of Health and Social Care and Associate Dean at the Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, UK.

SALLY RICHARDS is Lecturer in Social Work in the School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, UK.

RANDALL SMITH is Senior Research Fellow in the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK.

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