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Should we take Mum to market? Quality and funding in the Care Home sector

Allan, Stephen, Irvine, Lisa, Achterberg, Wilco (2022) Should we take Mum to market? Quality and funding in the Care Home sector. Age and Ageing, 51 (12). Article Number afac223. ISSN 0002-0729. (doi:10.1093/ageing/afac223) (KAR id:97613)

Abstract

Private equity investment occurs in social care. There is increasing evidence that this has negative effects on quality. Equal access to care and maintaining quality levels is vital. We recommend increasing information available to consumers and ensuring the sound financial base of potential new owners of large chains.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1093/ageing/afac223
Uncontrolled keywords: care home, ownership, quality of care, older people
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: Stephen Allan
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2022 10:59 UTC
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2023 00:00 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/97613 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

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