Care Management and Health Care of Older People: The Darlington Community Care Project
PSSRU, University of Kent at Canterbury, Jan 1, 1995 - Social Science - 370 pages
This text addresses care management and health care of older people. It discusses the outcome of care for clients, the experience of carers, the costs of care, and other issues. The Darlington Community Care Project serves as a model.
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Community Care for Older People
The Darlington Care Management Model
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