The Cost Implications of the Changing Population and Characteristics of Care Homes

Robin Darton, Ann Netten, Julien Forder (2000)

in Angela Dickinson, Helen Bartlett & Siân Wade (eds) Old Age in a New Age. Proceedings of the British Society of Gerontology 29th Annual Conference, Oxford, 8-10 September 2000 School of Health Care, Oxford Brookes University 310-314


The Government’s Performance Assessment Framework and Best Value regime (2,3) emphasise the importance of reducing costs, increasing the downward pressure on prices being paid by local authorities for care home places. At the same time, there are press