Based on overviews from seven industrial countries, the various contributors look at government interventions targeting the dependent elderly and situate this group in the framework of demographic change and history of social services and social policy. They identify current challenges and highlight certain response strategies, which often represent experimental solutions.A manager may create a new, more cost-effective service and shift clients to it. A hospital may develop a aquot;hospital-at-homeaquot; scheme; a social services department may develop a new aquot;intensiveaquot; or aquot;augmented careaquot; service. Such services mayanbsp;...
|Title||:||Home-based Care, the Elderly, the Family, and the Welfare State|
|Author||:||Frédéric Lesemann, Claude Martin|