Commissioning Domiciliary Care: A Practical Guide to Purchasing Services
Aimed at social workers, GPs, practice nurses, those involved in palliative care and gerontologists, this work explains the structure of homecare, the providing organizations, the kind of people operating them and the reasons for difficulties in obtaining adequate services. It includes the legal aspects of domiciliary care without legal jargon to be accessible for those with no formal legal training and includes comparisons with other services, showing how to optimize decisions for obtaining social care serivces for clients, service users and patients.
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A general background I
How the suppliers are organised
Your rights if the standards are not met
Health and safety
Buying care for someone else
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