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How much will it cost? Characteristics of the most expensive residential placements for adults with learning disabilities

McGill, Peter, Poynter, Jo (2011) How much will it cost? Characteristics of the most expensive residential placements for adults with learning disabilities. Tizard Learning Disability Review, 16 (2). pp. 54-57. ISSN 1359-5474. (doi:10.5042/tldr.2011.0170) (KAR id:34433)

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Abstract

It is widely known that a relatively small number of very expensive, often out-of-area, placements consume a relatively large proportion of the social care budget. Valuing People Now (DH, 2009) acknowledged that too often people are sent to expensive out-of-area placements. There is, however, little research in this area and no routinely collected information. In this collaborative piece of work between the Valuing People Now Team, the Challenging Behaviour National Strategy Group and the Tizard Centre we aimed to identify the characteristics of the highest-cost placements in the South-East of England

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.5042/tldr.2011.0170
Uncontrolled keywords: High-cost placements, Intellectual disability, Learning disabilities, Out-of-area placements, Valuing People
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV1568 Disability studies
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Peter McGill
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2013 11:47 UTC
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2021 10:12 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/34433 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
McGill, Peter: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2796-8284
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