Centre for Policy on Ageing


Residential care for the elderly
 — a billion-pound experiment in policy-making
Author(s)Patricia Day, Rudolf Klein
Journal titlePublic Money, vol 6, no 4, March 1987
Pagespp 19-24
KeywordsSupplementary benefits ; Private care homes ; Nursing homes ; Social welfare.
AnnotationDiscusses the use of the 'board and lodging' allowance of the supplementary benefit system in financing private residential and nursing home care for the elderly, and looks at the questions this raises about the purposes and methods of the Welfare State.
Accession NumberCPA-901003028
ClassmarkJHM: KWH: LHB: TY *

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