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University of Kent at Canterbury Personal Social Services Research Unit

Overview
Works: 185 works in 226 publications in 1 language and 2,056 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Other
Classifications: HV245, 362.6
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Most widely held works by University of Kent at Canterbury
Performance indicators in social care for older people by David Challis( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors provide an approach to effective local performance measurement in services for older people; an organizing framework within which organizations can arrange their performance appraisal for older people's services; and review the process of development of performance indicators and their utilization at an agency level
Costing community care : theory and practice( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Care in the community--five years on : life in the community for people with learning disabilities by Paul Cambridge( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Care in the community : challenge and demonstration( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the PSSRU evaluation programme of the Care in the Community demonstration programme of 28 pilot projects which moved over 900 people with long-term needs from hospital to community settings/ Looks at the process of care and evaluates the outcomes of the changes for clients and others, and the costs for each of the client groups/
Caring for older people : an assessment of community care in the 1990s by Linda Bauld( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides insight into the world of community care in the 1990's. It presents findings from a national study of social care from the perspectives of older service users, their carers and care managers. Descriptive findings from this longitudinal study - conducted by the PSSRU from 1994 and funded by the Department of Health - are set in the context of the history of community care and developments since the passage of the 1990 NHS and Community Care Act. The study's findings highlight important challenges for policy and practice development
Supporting people with dementia at home : challenges and opportunities for the 21st century by David Challis( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supporting People with Dementia at Home details a groundbreaking study of an intensive care management scheme designed for older people with dementia that are at risk of entry into residential care. It offers valuable evidence on the factors which can maximize the independence and well being of older people with dementia. For those who commission services, it is highly relevant to service models for the National Dementia Strategy in England
Community care : new agendas and challenges from the UK and overseas by Community care( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses current reforms in the UK and elsewhere and illustrates what the research evidence shows about the nature of the problems of community care and how much the reforms could contribute to solving them. Key issues discussed include empowerment and choice; the failings of the old system; support of carers; care management and assessment and the financing of community and continuing care
Equity and efficiency policy in community care : needs, service productivities, efficiencies, and their implications by Bleddyn Davies( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This title was first published in 2000: Equity and Efficiency Policy provides a completely new perspective on post-reform community care, analyzes its fairness, effectiveness and efficiency in a new way and uses its powerful new techniques applied to a major national collection of evidence to suggest how to develop the Modernization Agenda. It - describes, for the first time, how differences in the levels of each of the main services alone and in combination affect a wide range of user and carer benefits; - uses this knowledge to analyze in a new way and make policy proposals about some of the pressing policy issues of the governments Modernization Agenda."--Provided by publisher
Case management in social and health care : the Gateshead Community Care scheme( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Care management, equity and efficiency : the international experience by Bleddyn Davies( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AIDS : the local authority response by Andrew Bebbington( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long-term care : matching resources and needs by David Challis( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Improving equity and efficiency in the long-term care of older people is an international concern, with governments attempting to ensure that policies and practice develop so that resources are used to best effect. This requires good quality evidence founded on sound theory. This volume honours the outstanding contribution of Bleddyn Davies to this field, bringing together perspectives of scholars and practitioners from many countries including the UK, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Sweden and the USA. Contemporary policy dilemmas are considered, leavened by professional anecdote."--BOOK JACKET
Supporting frail elderly people at home : the Darlington Community Care Project( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assessment in continuing care homes : towards a national standard instrument by David Challis( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Production of welfare approach : evidence and argument from the PSSRU( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Community care in action : the role of costs : proceedings of a conference held on 17 May 1993( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voluntary means, social ends by Jeremy Kendall( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unit costs of community care : 1994( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Residential provision for people with learning disabilities : report of a research study into the costs of village communities by Phil Cronshaw( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unit costs of health and social care 1998( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Performance indicators in social care for older people
Alternative Names

controlled identityLondon School of Economics and Political Science. Personal Social Services Research Unit

controlled identityUniversity of Kent. Personal Social Services Research Unit

controlled identityUniversity of Manchester. Personal Social Services Research Unit

Personal Social Services Research Unit

PSSRU

PSSRU (Personal Social Services Research Unit)

PSSRU (Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Kent at Canterbury)

PSSRU, University of Kent at Canterbury

Languages
English (49)

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Costing community care : theory and practiceCare in the community : challenge and demonstrationCaring for older people : an assessment of community care in the 1990sSupporting people with dementia at home : challenges and opportunities for the 21st centuryEquity and efficiency policy in community care : needs, service productivities, efficiencies, and their implicationsLong-term care : matching resources and needs