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Book

Community care: a question of rights

Editors:
HARDING Tessa, ROBINSON Janice
Publisher:
National Institute for Social Work/King's Fund
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
8p.
Place of publication:
London

Short paper from a debate on the rights of disabled people to community care services.

Journal article

Rehabilitation: an old concept in a new policy context

Author:
ROBINSON Janice
Journal article citation:
Managing Community Care, 6(3), June 1998, pp.103-106.
Publisher:
Pavilion

Discusses how inadequate opportunities for rehabilitation have resulted in a distorted system of care and public disquiet about the impact on vulnerable older people and their families. Investment in rehabilitation offers a way out of a vicious circle of increasing demands for care and escalating expenditure. Argues that the system of health and social care needs to be re-shaped to enable older people to regain the independence so often impaired after illness or injury. Health and local authorities face a daunting challenge, but suggests they will make progress if they follow the five-point plan in this article.

Journal article

The NHS plan: what does it mean for community care

Authors:
ROBINSON Janice, et al
Journal article citation:
Managing Community Care, 8(6), December 2000, pp.5-10.
Publisher:
Pavilion

The NHS plan promises improvements in the National Health Service that could benefit many people with long-term illness or disability. However, the authors argue that some long standing problems concerning the funding and provision of their care and support will remain unchanged. Moreover, there are dangers of new conflicts between the NHS and local government that may hinder the delivery of integrated services and health improvements strategies.

Book

A new era for community care: what people want from health, housing and social care services

Authors:
FARRELL Christine, ROBINSON Janice, FLETCHER Peter
Publisher:
King's Fund
Publication year:
1999
Pagination:
49p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Report providing an insight into the experiences of older and disabled people and their carers who use health, housing and social care services, and of front line staff providing treatment, care and support. Concludes that the indicators are that these services are often failing to provide adequate support to vulnerable people living in the community.

Book

Investing in rehabilitation

Authors:
ROBINSON Janice, TURNOCK Stuart
Publisher:
King's Fund
Publication year:
1998
Pagination:
8p.
Place of publication:
London

Briefing paper summarising the findings of two literature reviews providing evidence of the shortcomings in the current health and social care system and practices and processes that are known to be effective in achieving good outcomes for service users and for organisations that are responsible for financing or providing rehabilitation services for people whose independence has been impaired by illness or injury.

Journal article

Working on the boundaries of community care

Author:
ROBINSON Janice
Journal article citation:
King's Fund News, 21(3), Autumn 1998, p.2.
Publisher:
King's Fund

People with chronic illness and long-term disability need integrated care and support to enable them to live an independent life in the community. The author highlights a programme they are working on.

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