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The effect of financial incentives and access to services on self-funded admissions to long term care.

Netten, Ann, Darton, Robin (2003) The effect of financial incentives and access to services on self-funded admissions to long term care. Social Policy & Administration, 37 (5). pp. 483-497. ISSN 0144-5596. (doi:10.1111/1467-9515.00353) (KAR id:803)

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Abstract

With the growth in the numbers and proportion of older people in the population the funding and incentive structures around long-term care are of international concern. A study of the circumstances of self-funded admissions to care homes allowed the comparison of self-funders with publicly-funded admissions to care homes in the UK, the influences on self-funders in their decision to move into a care home and resources on which they were able to draw. These findings contribute to our understanding of the impact of current policy on self-funders and our thinking about the way that future policy and practice changes could improve the way we use society’s resources in the provision of long-term care

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/1467-9515.00353
Uncontrolled keywords: Self-funded residents, Care homes for older people, Access to services, financial incentives, services access, self-funded admissions, long term care
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit
Depositing User: Robin Darton
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:30 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 09:39 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/803 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Netten, Ann: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2567-8523
Darton, Robin: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8242-790X
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