Netten, Ann and Darton, Robin and Wittenberg, Raphael and Costigan, Paddy and McGarry, Teresa and McKernan, Anthony (1999) Feasibility Study for a Survey of Privately-Funded Admissions to Residential and Nursing Homes. Final report. Personal Social Services Research Unit (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)
<p>The objectives of the proposed survey are: <p><p><p><li>to establish whether self-funded people who are admitted to residential care differ significantly in terms of financial assets and informal support from elderly people in private households; <p><p><p><li>to estimate expected length of stay of privately-funded residents; <p><p><p><li>to establish the extent to which self-financed residents are admitted at levels of dependency that might have been maintained in the community; <p><p><p><li>to investigate the process of admission and whether those people with lower levels of dependency are admitted through choice or lack of access to appropriate alternatives; <p><p><p><li>to investigate factors affecting fees paid (choice of home, the contractual arrangements and decision making process<p><p>for fee setting); and <p><p><p><li>to identify the level of receipt by all residents of non-means tested benefits. <p><p><p>The aims of the feasibility survey were: <p><p><p><li>to identify the data that needs to be collected; <p><p><p><li>to establish an appropriate methodology or options for collecting data; <p><p><p><li>to identify the size of the sample required; <p><p><p><li>to cost the different options; and <p><p><p><li>to identify the time scale associated with each option.
|Item Type:||Research report (external)|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit|
|Depositing User:||R. Bass|
|Date Deposited:||20 May 2011 14:25|
|Last Modified:||16 May 2014 08:57|
|Resource URI:||https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/27342 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|