Formal and Informal Support Prior to Admission: Are Self-Funders Being Admitted to Care Homes Unnecessarily?

Ann Netten, 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 60-64


There has long been a need for information about the circumstances of self-funded residents admitted to care homes for older people (Laing and Buisson, 1995). This vulnerable group has no champion beyond their relatives and the overarching regulatory f