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Welfare Reform on the Web (April 2001): Social Care - UK - Community Care

CARING COMMUNITIES: A CHALLENGE FOR SOCIAL INCLUSION

A. Barr, C. Stenhouse and P. Henderson

York: York Publishing Services, 2001

Service users and carers are frequently amongst the most excluded members of communities. Report presents the results of a three year action research project designed to test the potential of community development processes in community care, with the aim of shifting attention from delivering specific client services to promoting a participative, inclusive and supportive community.