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Journal article

Low claims bonus

Author:
COHEN Phil
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 6.12.96, 1996, p.14.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The Treasury is benefiting from the extremely low take-up of benefits among older people. Argues some of this bonus should be ploughed back into making sure people receive what they are entitled to, rather than pursuing alleged benefits fiddlers.

Journal article

Pioneer spirit

Author:
COHEN Phil
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 8.11.90, 1990, pp.16-17.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

Reports on a project in inner-city Amsterdam which has fought for home care of older people, rooted in the community.

Journal article

Home rules

Author:
COHEN Phil
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 2.11.95, 1995, p.21.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on new proposals which should make it easier for elderly Irish people in Britain to move to residential care in Northern Ireland.

Journal article

Speaking up for others

Author:
COHEN Phil
Journal article citation:
Nursing Times, 29.3.95, 1995, pp.54-55.
Publisher:
Nursing Times

Describes the principles guiding citizen advocacy schemes and the work of volunteers taking part.

Journal article

Advocates of independence

Author:
COHEN Phil
Journal article citation:
Nursing Times, 2.3.94, 1994, pp.66-69.
Publisher:
Nursing Times

Looks at citizen advocacy and describes the positive contribution it can make to older people's lives. An Advocacy Code of Practice developed by the Beth Johnson Foundation is outlined, and developments in North America are described alongside three projects in the UK - in North Staffordshire, Kent, and Birmingham.

Journal article

Home unrest

Author:
COHEN Phil
Journal article citation:
Nursing Times, 4.8.93, 1993, p.21.
Publisher:
Nursing Times

Nursing home owners say community care is ruining them and is stopping many elderly people from getting the specialist care they need.

Journal article

Going Dutch

Author:
COHEN Phil
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 25.10.90, 1990, pp.15-17.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

Concerned by rising demand for and costs of residential care, social work in the Netherlands is moving towards a mixture of residential and domiciliary care to best meet the user's need.

Journal article

Pass the parcel

Author:
COHEN Phil
Journal article citation:
Health Visitor, 68(1), January 1995, p.11.
Publisher:
Health Visitors' Association

New guidelines from the Department of Health suggest that continuing care for the elderly moves from being part of the health service to become a means-tested social service.

Journal article

Desire for independence

Author:
COHEN Phil
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 12.1.95, 1995, p.30.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Older people with HIV have specialist needs which are not always met by existing statutory and voluntary agencies. Finds out how their needs for more independent living may be met.

Journal article

New generation

Author:
COHEN Phil
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 27.10.94, 1994, p.28.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Generation Link, a scheme in Lambeth has been developed, where by older people visit single parent families to fill the gap usually taken by grandparents and extended family structures. Reports on the success of the project.

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