Williams, Jacquetta and Netten, Ann and Hardy, Brian and Matosevic, Tihana and Ware, Patricia (2002) Care home closures: the provider perspective. 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>As part of a wider investigation into supply of care homes a study was conducted investigating the factors and<p><p>circumstances that lead to homes closing from the perspective of independent providers. Following five in-depth<p><p>exploratory interviews structured interviews were designed and conducted with 20 owners, managers or owner/managers<p><p>of homes that had closed within the previous two years or (in one case) were at the point of closure. The interviews<p><p>focused on the background and motivation of providers, the characteristics and history of the home, the combinations of<p><p>factors and circumstances that led to closure, and the closure process and consequences for staff and residents. The<p><p>process and consequences of closure will be reported in a separate paper.
|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 14:30|
|Last Modified:||21 May 2014 15:53|
|Resource URI:||https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/27386 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|