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Residential Versus Community Care : The Role of Institutions in Welfare Provision - Raymond Jack

Residential Versus Community Care

The Role of Institutions in Welfare Provision

By: Raymond Jack (Editor)

Paperback Published: 19th January 1998
ISBN: 9780333665183
Number Of Pages: 240

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The role of residential care in welfare provision has been debated for many years. Recent emphasis on care in the community has led to closure of hospitals and residential homes on a massive scale. Drawing together contributions from some key names in the field, this provocative and stimulating book questions the reasons for the rejection of this form of care and offers a reassessment of its role in community care for the twenty-first century.

Notes on Contributors
Introductionp. 1
Institutions in Community Carep. 10
Closing Psychiatric Hospitals - Some Lessons from the TAPS Projectp. 41
Punishment in the Community and the Future of Prisonp. 53
Shelter-with-Care and the Community Care Reforms - Notes on the Evolution of Essential Speciesp. 71
The Monastic Tradition and Community Carep. 112
Respite Care in Homes and Hospitalsp. 124
'We Need the Bed' - Continuing Care and Community Carep. 140
Death and Dying in Residential Homes for Older Peoplep. 154
Long-term Care: Is There Still a Role for Nursing?p. 166
When and How Institutions Do Work - The Caring in Homes Initiativep. 185
Why and When Institutions Do Not Work - Sans Everything Revisitedp. 202
The Future of Residential Care - A Personal Viewp. 213
Indexp. 220
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ISBN: 9780333665183
ISBN-10: 033366518X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 19th January 1998
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 14.0  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 1