Domiciliary guide gives a wide view of care market

Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Of all the many useful reports, analyses and directories published by Laing & Buisson, Domiciliary Care Markets 1999 is a remarkable publication, drawing-in the threads of provision, operation, finance and regulation of an enormously broad spectrum of health care services. This market report paints a comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date picture of Britain’s domiciliary care sector. The table of contents is bewildering in its scope, with information on day centres in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, data on meals provision, the patter of local authority homecare in England, a profile of community health services. Community health services are treated in depth, outlining the nature of community health services and giving information on high-tech home care, the withdrawal of NHS hospitals from long term residential care and partnerships between health authorities and local authorities. The section on expenditure gives detailed breakdowns, tabulations and analyses which show trends and illustrate

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