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Welfare Reform on the Web (October 2005): Social Care - UK - Community Care

Out in the field

J. Glasby

Community Care, Sept.15th-21st 2005, p.38-39

Article looks at the difficulties involved in providing social care services in rural communities, including staff shortages and transport costs due to the geographical isolation of clients. Possible ways forward in tackling these difficulties include use of telecare and encouraging communities to help themselves by working with providers to develop local services.

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