Residential Care Transformed: Revisiting 'The Last Refuge'

Residential Care Transformed: Revisiting 'The Last Refuge'

by Julia Johnson, Randall Smith, Sheena Rolph
     
 

ISBN-10: 023020242X

ISBN-13: 9780230202429

Pub. Date: 06/22/2010

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book revisits Peter Townsend's classic study of residential care for older people in Britain conducted in the late 1950s. It provides not only a fascinating account of residential care for older people over the last 50 years but is also an important contribution to the literature on research methods.

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Overview

This book revisits Peter Townsend's classic study of residential care for older people in Britain conducted in the late 1950s. It provides not only a fascinating account of residential care for older people over the last 50 years but is also an important contribution to the literature on research methods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230202429
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/22/2010
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

In Memoriam Acknowledgements PART I: THE CONTEXT Why Revisit 'The Last Refuge'?
Changing Contexts of Care The Study Design and Methods PART II: REVISITING 'THE LAST REFUGE'
Survivors and Non-survivors Residents and Staff The Living Environment Daily Lives The Quality of Care PART III: CONCLUSIONS Revisiting and Reuse Continuity and Change in Residential Care for Older People Appendixes Notes References Index

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