Future directions for investment: social work with older people

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Milne, Alisoun; Pat Sullivan, Mary; Tanner, Denise
Publisher
College of Social Work, The
Date of publication
1 April 2014
Subject(s)
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Older Adults
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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Given the joint challenge of the UK’s ageing population and public sector austerity measures this report argues that now is the time to invest in specialist social work with older people and address the multilayered, complex issues that face many frail elders, their families and an overstretched health and social care economy.

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