Making it Work: The Practicalities of Working with the Independent Sector

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This publication brings together the papers delivered at the second national Caring for People who Live at Home Conference held by the Policy Studies Institute in 1994, which focused on the practical issues associated with making the mixed economy of care work.

The aim of the conference was to disseminate information about the work of the Caring for People who Live at Home Initiative and to stimulate debate among practitioners through a wide range of workshop sessions.

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Preface
Opening address: John Bowis, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health
Caring for People who Live at Home Initiative: the first two years by Isobel Allen, Policy Studies I
Caring for People who Live at Home: wider issues and challenges by Liz Perkins, Policy Studies Insti
Quality measurement: a user approach by Leonie Kellaher, University of North London
Quality measurement: a user approach by Debra Collins and Sylvia Kelly, Age Concern Metro Rochdale
Quality measurement: setting standards by Andrew Cozens and Janet Crampton, North Yorkshire Social S
Quality measurement: setting standards by Anne Whiteley and Susan Younger-Ross, Devon Social Service
Costing of social care services by Diana Leat, Research Associate, Policy Studies Institute
Costing of social care services by Mike Morris and John Hall, Shropshire Social Care Enterprise Agen
The role of the purchaser and care manager by Margaret Edwards and Alan Colhoun, London Borough of R
The role of the purchaser and care manager by Les Bright, Janet Beadle and Jane Mansfield, Cambridge
The independent sector: similarities and differences by Tricia Martyn, Sandwell Social Services Depa
The independent sector: similarities and differences by Loraine Martins, Newham Social Services Depa
The role of brokerage in developing the independent sector by Gerry Zarb, Policy Studies Institute
Contracting by Heather Stephens, Barnsley Social Services Department
Contracting by Chris Tarling and Gordon Fram, Gloucestershire Social Services Department
Eligibility criteria: implications for the independent sector by Liz Biebuyck, Essex Social Service
Health and social care: what future for joint planning? by Zoe Reed, Camden Social Services Departme
Health and social care: what future for joint planning? by Ruth Eley, Liverpool Social Services Dire

Allen, I., Perkins, L., Bourke Dowling, S. (1995) Making it Work: The Practicalities of Working with the Independent Sector, Policy Studies Institute

ISBN: 0853746591