London: TSO, 2003
These new regulations require all councils to offer direct payments (cash in lieu of social services) as an alternative to existing services arranged by local authorities.
D. McNally, M. Cornes and R. Clough
Journal of Integrated Care, vol. 11, 2003, p. 18-29
Examines the single assessment process in community care. Looks at its implementation on one Strategic Health Authority. Identifies difficulties in implementation and questions whether it is a feasible approach where resources are limited.
A. U. Sale
Community Care, 24-30 April 2003, p. 14-15
Examines the government's plan for extended schools in England. Extended schools could directly provide childcare, family learning, health and social care, lifelong learning opportunities, study support, sports and arts facilities. Looks at the role of social workers and other professionals in the plan and how they will help schools provide community services.