Understanding Public Services and Markets. Report Commissioned by the King’s Fund for the Care Services Inquiry (for Summary see DP2123/2)

Ann Netten, Robin Darton, Vanessa Davey, Jeremy Kendall, Martin Knapp, Jacquetta Holder, José-Luis Fernández, Julien Forder (2005)

Download as PDF


Much of social care of older people now takes place in the context of a market. As a result the welfare of many people is fundamentally dependent on the success of that market in terms of both availability of services and quality of care. This paper co