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Over the Hills and Far Away: Providing Accessible Day Care Services for Older People in Rural Areas

Over the Hills and Far Away: Providing Accessible Day Care Services for Older People in Rural Areas This paper describes a dispersed service operated by Age Concern Leominster in North Herefordshire. The service uses local facilities to offer day‐care services to older people living in isolated rural communities. Discussion focuses on the challenges facing a service provider in developing and maintaining a localised service across a diverse range of communities, and presents a series of essential strategies for success. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Integrated Care Emerald Publishing

Over the Hills and Far Away: Providing Accessible Day Care Services for Older People in Rural Areas

Journal of Integrated Care , Volume 8 (4): 5 – Aug 1, 2000

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Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1476-9018
DOI
10.1108/14769018200000034
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Abstract

This paper describes a dispersed service operated by Age Concern Leominster in North Herefordshire. The service uses local facilities to offer day‐care services to older people living in isolated rural communities. Discussion focuses on the challenges facing a service provider in developing and maintaining a localised service across a diverse range of communities, and presents a series of essential strategies for success.

Journal

Journal of Integrated CareEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 2000

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