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Asset-based approaches, older people and social care: An analysis and critique

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An asset-based approach is increasingly prevalent in health policy and is to be found also in policy discourse on social care. This article explores and critiques the applicability of asset-based thinking to social care for older people using Carol Bacchi’s analytical framework to consider developments in England especially. On the basis of a review of core documents, the problem construction, assumptions and suggested solutions underpinning an asset-based approach are considered in turn. The...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/S0144686X17000071

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Green Templeton College
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Oxford, SSD, Social Policy & Intervention
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Ageing and Society Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
6
Pages:
1087-1099
Publication date:
2017-03-28
Acceptance date:
2016-12-21
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EISSN:
1469-1779
ISSN:
1444-686X
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pubs:680070
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uri:f80e0133-bfe3-4917-ad6f-35de6bab0172
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uuid:f80e0133-bfe3-4917-ad6f-35de6bab0172
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pubs:680070

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