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Title: Introduction: Themed Section on the Costs of Long-Term Care for Older People
Author(s): Bowes, Alison
Contact Email: a.m.bowes@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: Jul-2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Citation: Bowes A (2007) Introduction: Themed Section on the Costs of Long-Term Care for Older People, Social Policy and Society, 6 (3), pp. 349-351.
Abstract: Cost has long been a preoccupation in policy documents concerned with the care and support of older people (Means and Smith, 1998; Royal Commission, 1999). A history of moral panic about the ageing population coupled with a stereotype of older people as a dependent and ‘unproductive’ sector of society have combined to produce negatively focused debate, lacking in evidential support. Most recently, Wanless (2006) has highlighted the limitations of the evidence base and the narrowness of debate concerning the provision of social care services, arguing both for more informed debate and for consideration of the impact of developments in services and alternative funding mod
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/1554
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1474746407003673
Rights: Published in Social Policy and Society. Copyright: Cambridge University Press.; Social Policy and Society, Volume 6, Issue 3, July 2007, pp. 349 - 351, published by Cambridge University Press. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2007.; http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=1036496
Affiliation: Applied Social Science

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