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The costs of what?: measuring services and quality of care

Forder, Julien and Netten, Ann (2007) The costs of what?: measuring services and quality of care. Social Policy and Society, 6 (3). pp. 397-409. ISSN 1475-3073

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Abstract

If we are to be able to reflect the cost implications of changes in the nature, quality and productivity of long-term care interventions in future projections, we need an approach to measurement that reflects the value and quality of care. This paper describes a theoretically based but pragmatic approach to identifying the welfare gain from government expenditure on social care and illustrates an application in projecting the costs of long-term care used in the Wanless review of future needs of social care for older people in England.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.cambridge.org/
Additional Information: © 2007 Cambridge University Press
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2008 15:43
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/4444/

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