Home Care for Older People in Europe: A Comparison of Policies and Practices

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

EditorAnne Jamieson

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The growing number of very old people and their present and future demands upon existing health and social service resources is of major concern among practitioners and policy makers throughout Europe. This book makes an important contribution to the debate about the future of care for thispopulation group from a cross-national perspective. Policies in most countries stress the need for older people to remain in their own homes for as long as possible. Home services, in particular home help, are one of the most important ingredients in the service mix aimed to achieve this goal.

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The growing number of very old people and their present and future demands upon existing health and social service resources is of major concern among practitioners and policy makers throughout Europe. This book makes an important contribution to the debate about the future of care for thispopulation group from a cross-national perspec...

Anne Jamieson, Senior Research Officer, Age Care Research Europe, University of Bath.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192620509

ISBN - 13:9780192620507

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`Collection of articles that compare policy and practice in various European countries.'Abstract of Public Administration, Development, and Environment