The Health and Social Care Divide: The Experiences of Older People

The Health and Social Care Divide: The Experiences of Older People

The Health and Social Care Divide: The Experiences of Older People

The Health and Social Care Divide: The Experiences of Older People

Synopsis

Drawing on key research, government policies and real-life case studies, the book assists health and social care professionals to work more effectively together in order to improve services for users and carers.The health and social care divide:explains why partnerships are important and what helps/hinders partnership working;reviews the legal and policy framework, providing a chronological overview and placing current initiatives in their historical and social policy context;summarises existing research findings with regard to key health and social care policy debates;uses case studies to explore the implications of this research for health and social care practitioners;provides good practice guidance for both students and front-line practitioners.

Excerpt

This book is intended to provide a human face to some of the many research findings that point towards the problematic nature of the health and social care divide. the case studies included here are composites compiled from the experiences of people whose lives have been severely affected, often for the worse, by the issues discussed. This book is testimony to their suffering, courage and endurance.

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