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Title: The Good News and the Bad News for Frail Older People
Authors: Dwyer, Sandra M.
First Published: 2009
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor & Francis)
Citation: Practice, 2009, 21 (4), pp. 273-289.
Abstract: This paper is focused on the quality of care afforded to frail older people. Positive developments are looked at and ongoing concerns are outlined. The issues covered include the following: lower numbers going into care; too many older people entering permanent care via 'respite' care; the average person has little chance of entering a council-staffed care home; privately funded residents miss out on the reviews afforded to local authority supported residents; and the protection provided by the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
DOI Link: 10.1080/09503150903255285
ISSN: 0950-3153
eISSN: 1742-4909
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Article
Rights: © British Association of Social Workers 2009
Description: Full text currently not available from the LRA.
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Medical and Social Care Education

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