A  Place to Call Home: Long Term Care in Canada by Pat ArmstrongA  Place to Call Home: Long Term Care in Canada by Pat Armstrong

A Place to Call Home: Long Term Care in Canada

byPat ArmstrongEditorMadeline Boscoe, Barbara Clow

Paperback | April 1, 2009

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Long-term residential care operates in the shadows; too often viewed as a necessary evil best left invisible. This book is takes a different approach. It is about daring to dream about developing alternative forms of long-term, residential care based on an understanding of what exists today and of what is possible in the future. Taking into account the fact that the overwhelming majority of residents and providers are women, the book makes gender a central concern in planning for care that treats both workers and residents with dignity and respect. The chapters do not set out the perfect blueprint for such care. Rather they are thought-provoking essays, based on the research and experiences with care today, intended to stimulate a start in designing long-term care that we would be willing to call home.
Pat Armstrong is a Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at York University. She chairs the Women and Health Care Reform Group and holds a Chair in Health Services and Nursing Research. She is author, co-author or editor of more than a dozen books and many articles on women, work and health.
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Title:A Place to Call Home: Long Term Care in CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 6 × 9 × 0.28 inPublished:April 1, 2009Publisher:Fernwood PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1552662934

ISBN - 13:9781552662939

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