References: Commissioning home care for older people

  1. Equality and Human Rights Commission (2012) ‘Close to home: An inquiry into older people and human rights in home care’, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.
  2. Ryan, A.A., McCann, S. and McKenna H. (2009) ‘Impact of community care in enabling older people with complex needs to remain at home’, International Journal of Older People Nursing, vol 4, no 1, pp 22 – 32.
  3. Rostgaard, T., Timonen, V. and Glendinning, C. (2012) ‘Guest editorial: reforming home care in ageing societies’, Health & Social Care in the Community, vol 20, pp 225 – 227.
  4. Institute of Public Care, Oxford Brookes University (2012) ‘Where the heart is … a review of the older people’s home care market in England’, Bath and Oxford: Institute of Public Care, Oxford Brookes University.
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  7. National Care Forum (2013) ‘Personnel statistics report’, Coventry: National Care Forum.
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