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A revolutionary movement

A revolutionary movement Introduction – Long term care A revolutionary movement? Are we at the beginning of a home care and new forms of show how far Britain is behind revolution in the way we housing and long-term care of in adopting new ideas in provide long-term care for older people. One suggests social care. older people? that the institutional nature of However, there are There are signs that we are, residential care homes welcome signs of change. but there have been too many demeans and disempowers Some local authorities have false dawns in health and older people who live out their recognised that providing old social care to be certain that lives in them. The other people’s homes is not neces- th th 19 and 20 century ideas will describes many of the innova- sarily the best way of meeting not hold back progress for the tive forms of housing and care long-term care needs. Either foreseeable future. services being provided for through their own resources, In this issue we publish two older people in Europe. Some or in partnership with voluntary articles which examine and of these models, particularly housing organisations, they discuss residential and nursing from Denmark and Holland, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Working with Older People Emerald Publishing

A revolutionary movement

Working with Older People , Volume 4 (2): 2 – Apr 1, 2000

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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1366-3666
DOI
10.1108/13663666200000012
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Introduction – Long term care A revolutionary movement? Are we at the beginning of a home care and new forms of show how far Britain is behind revolution in the way we housing and long-term care of in adopting new ideas in provide long-term care for older people. One suggests social care. older people? that the institutional nature of However, there are There are signs that we are, residential care homes welcome signs of change. but there have been too many demeans and disempowers Some local authorities have false dawns in health and older people who live out their recognised that providing old social care to be certain that lives in them. The other people’s homes is not neces- th th 19 and 20 century ideas will describes many of the innova- sarily the best way of meeting not hold back progress for the tive forms of housing and care long-term care needs. Either foreseeable future. services being provided for through their own resources, In this issue we publish two older people in Europe. Some or in partnership with voluntary articles which examine and of these models, particularly housing organisations, they discuss residential and nursing from Denmark and Holland,

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Working with Older PeopleEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 2000

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