Community Care for Frail Older People. Analysis Using the 1998/9 General Household Survey

Linda Pickard, Raphael Wittenberg, Adelina Comas-Herrera, Bleddyn Davies, Robin Darton (2001)

in S Tester, C Archibald, C Rowlings & S Turner (eds) Quality in Later Life: Rights, Rhetoric and Reality. Proceedings of the British Society of Gerontology 30th Annual Conference University of Stirling, Stirling 201-206


Successive Government policies have emphasised the objective of caring for older people in the community rather than in residential settings. This paper looks at patterns of care for frail older people living in private households, using data from the