The costs of informal care

Netten, Ann (1996) The costs of informal care. In: Clarke, Chris and Lapsley, Irvine, eds. Planning and Costing Community Care. Research Highlights in Social Work 27. Jessica Kingsley, London, pp. 138-155. ISBN 853022675. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

<p>The paper starts by identifying the imbalance in the level of information about the costs of care in the informal and formal<p><p>sectors. The theoretical issues in the costing of the unpaid contribution of informal carers and the methodological implications of estimating costs to society or to individual carers are identified. An approach to costing informal care is described and then applied to in a study of elderly people and their carers receiving community based social care in ten local authorities.

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Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit
Depositing User: Rosalyn Bass
Date Deposited: 20 May 2011 14:46
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