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Befriending and community care: ‘Nobody today has any time, have they?’

Befriending and community care: ‘Nobody today has any time, have they?’ BEFRIENDING IS A VALUED form of support for people in receipt of community care services, and offers something which is qualitatively different from the support which paid staff can give. This paper, based on recent research, explores the perspectives of users and reports on some of the problems facing befriending organisations. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Housing, Care and Support Pier Professional

Befriending and community care: ‘Nobody today has any time, have they?’

Housing, Care and Support , Volume 1 (4) – Dec 1, 1998

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Copyright © 1998 by Pier Professional Limited
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1460-8790
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Abstract

BEFRIENDING IS A VALUED form of support for people in receipt of community care services, and offers something which is qualitatively different from the support which paid staff can give. This paper, based on recent research, explores the perspectives of users and reports on some of the problems facing befriending organisations.

Journal

Housing, Care and SupportPier Professional

Published: Dec 1, 1998

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