The Chronically Limited Elderly

The Case for a National Policy for In-Home and Supportive Community-Based Services

By Howard Palley, Julianne S Oktay

© 1983 – Routledge

142 pages

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Hardback: 9780866562362
pub: 1983-01-01
US Dollars$140.00
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About the Book

Stresses the need for a clear national policy designed to provide improved home health and other in-home services for the chronically limited elderly and their families within a comprehensive system of community-based health and social services.

Table of Contents

Contents SECTION I: THE FAMILY, THE ELDERLY, AND NATIONAL LONG-TERM CARE POLICY

  • In-Home and Other Supportive Community-Based Services for the Chronically Limited Elderly: Problems, Prospects, and Proposals
  • The Aged, Their Health and Social Status, and the Family
  • Family Policy and Community-Based and In-Home Care for the Frail Elderly
  • SECTION II: IN-HOME SERVICE PROGRAMS FOR THE CHRONICALLY LIMITED ELDERLY: AN ANALYSIS OF NATIONAL POLICY
  • Methodological Considerations in the Study of In-Home Services
  • The Level of Provision of Home Health and Other In-Home Services for the Chronically Limited Elderly: Some Considerations of Equity, Adequacy, and Public Accountability
  • SECTION III: IN-HOME SERVICES AND THE COMMUNITY-BASED NETWORK OF SERVICES: THE STATUS OF CURRENT PROGRAMS AND A REVIEW AND CRITIQUE OF LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS
  • Selected Aspects of the Community Long-Term Care Package: Home-Based Care and Other Community-Based Services
  • In-Home and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care: A Critical Review of Some Legislative Proposals and Recent National Legislation
  • SECTION IV: INTERNATIONAL POLICY CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING IN-HOME SERVICES FOR THE FRAIL ELDERLY
  • In-Home Services for the Elderly: Some Comparative Examples
  • Afterword: Some Conclusions

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED003000
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General
SOC013000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gerontology