Linking Community Care and Health Care: A New Role for Secondary Health Care Services

David Challis, Robin Darton, Karen Stewart (1998)

in David Challis, Robin Darton & Karen Stewart (eds) Community Care, Secondary Health Care and Care Management Ashgate, Aldershot 149-170


The provision of effective long-term care at home for frail older people requires planned and coordinated inputs from health and social care agencies. This is evident from a range of research studies (see, for example, Challis et al., 1995) which indic