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The role and value of foster homes for the elderly
Author(s)Arthur S Kraus, Robert A Spasoff, Ellen J Beattie
Journal titleCanadian Journal of Public Health, vol 68, no 1, January-February 1977
Pagespp 32-38
KeywordsBoarding out schemes ; Canada.
AnnotationA study of the operation of a foster home scheme for the elderly in Niagara, Ontario. Findings showed that foster homes differed from residential care homes for older people with respect to physical and social factors, and lifestyle. Most residents rated the foster homes as very satisfactory.
Accession NumberCPA-930809148 A
ClassmarkKTB: 7S *

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