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The quasi-market for adult residential care in the UK: Do for-profit, not-for-profit or public sector residential care and nursing homes provide better quality care?

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There has been a radical transformation in the provision of adult residential and nursing home care in England over the past four decades. Up to the 1980s, over 80% of adult residential care was provided by the public sector, but today public sector facilities account for only 8% of the available places, with the rest being provided by a mixture of for-profit firms (74%) and non-profit charities (18%). The public sector's role is often now that of purchaser (paying the fees of people unable t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.02.037

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Department:
Jesus College
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Social Science and Medicine Journal website
Volume:
179
Pages:
137–146
Publication date:
2017-02-27
Acceptance date:
2017-02-24
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ISSN:
0277-9536
Pubs id:
pubs:682019
URN:
uri:5c41062a-bd61-4bca-938d-fdc06f007a65
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uuid:5c41062a-bd61-4bca-938d-fdc06f007a65
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pubs:682019

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