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Finding alternatives to residential care - the problem of innovation in the personal social services
Author(s)Tim Booth
Journal titleLocal Government Studies, vol 4, no 3, July 1978
Pagespp 3-14
KeywordsCare homes ; Costs [care].
AnnotationThe cost of residential care has resulted in an increasing need for local authorities to investigate alternatives, such as domiciliary care, day care, and field work. This article outlines the case against residential care and looks at some of the obstacles to change in local authorities.
Accession NumberCPA-930608101 A
ClassmarkKW: QDC *

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