Knapp, M.R.J. and Beecham, J.K. and Hallam, A. (1997) The mixed economy of psychiatric reprovision. In: Leff, Julian, ed. Care in the Community: Illusion or Reality. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, pp. 37-47. ISBN hbk: 0471969818 / pbk: 0471969826.
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<p>In Britain today a great many agencies and professions are actively involved in mental health care delivery, funded from a<p><p>variety of sources. The 1990 NHS and Community Care Act encouraged the mixed economy by separating purchasers from providers, and by promoting market forces. Community reprovision for former long-stay hospital residents is no exception: there exists a quite vibrant mixed economy of provision, a sometimes complex funding environment, and the growing (if still modest) influence of market forces. <p><p><p>This book chapter describes how community care ("reprovision") is organised and delivered for the 750 former long-stay<p><p>inpatients who moved (permanently, it was expected) to community placements between 1985 and 1993. Their experiences are discussed under three heads: provision, purchasing and regulation.
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|Date Deposited:||21 May 2011 01:35|
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