The costs of community care for former long-stay psychiatric hospital residents

Knapp, Martin R J. and Beecham, Jennifer and Hallam, Angela and Fenyo, Andrew J. (1993) The costs of community care for former long-stay psychiatric hospital residents. Health & Social Care in the Community, 1 (4). pp. 193-201. ISSN 0966-0410. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Support for people with long-term mental health problems is gradually being relocated from hospital to community settings. One of the questions raised by the shifting locus of care concerns the cost implications. This paper describes the cost of supporting people with long-term mental health problems who have moved to the community after many years in hospital. After summarizing the national and local policy contexts, and the methodology, the paper describes the people who have moved to the community, the services they use, and the cost of community care.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: community care; costs; mental health; psychiatric hospital; service utilization
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 14:44
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2014 15:52
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/26904 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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