Health Care: A Community Concern?

By Anne Crichton; Ann Robertson et al. | Go to book overview
Save to active project

Preface and Acknowledgments
This book was developed in response to a call for research grant submissions to the National Health Research and Development Program (NHRDP) in 1989. NHRDP asked for researchers to come forward if they were interested in examining the literature on specific strategies for strengthening community health services. In making this examination, it was said that attention should be given to documentation of effective linkage and collaboration between:
social and health community-based services;
community-based and institutional services;
community-based services and the education, social services, municipal, housing, judicial and the voluntary sectors;
multidisciplinary models of delivery of community services. (pp. 1-2)

As well, the economic impact, both in the short and long term, of moving towards "models of service delivery which demonstrate the effective linkage and collaboration between community-based services for primary care, disease prevention and health promotion" should be analyzed under the general heading "strengthening community health services" (p. 3).

It was decided to seek a grant to look at "organizational models for community services" under these terms of reference.

There are a number of different reasons for the delays in publishing the information collected. However, those delays may have been fortuitous in that new stages of organizational development have been reached recently and we have been able to incorporate a discussion of these changes in the final chapters.

The basic literature review was funded by a National Health Research Foundation Grant 5-52047-2522. This paid for research assistance and secretarial help, with $1,000 for overhead which was to include cost of paper, phone calls, etc. There was no allowance for travel. We have tried to provide examples from as many provinces as possible while recognizing that we are most familiar with what is going on in British Columbia. Since it

-xiii-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
Loading One moment ...
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Health Care: A Community Concern?
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

While we understand printed pages are helpful to our users, this limitation is necessary to help protect our publishers' copyrighted material and prevent its unlawful distribution. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Full screen
/ 409

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.

Are you sure you want to delete this highlight?