Care of the Chronically and Severely Ill: Comparative Social Policies, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Care of the Chronically and Severely Ill

Comparative Social Policies, 1st Edition

By J. Hollingsworth


240 pages

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Paperback: 9780202304861
pub: 1994-12-31
Hardback: 9780202304854
pub: 1994-12-31

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Because most severely and chronically ill people will receive care outside of hospitals or nursing homes, there is increasing recognition that the integration of community-based care, including home care, must be an objective of health policy. Contributors explore the structure of community-based and home care, along with the ways in which services are provided at one or all of the following levels: central government, state or provincial government, local government, and the private sector.

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Social Institutions and Social Change Series

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare