Lessons from outsourcing adult social care: the workforce issues

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Manthorpe, Jill; Spencer, Linda
Social Care Workforce Research Unit
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1 May 2008
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Social welfare
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This report presents the findings of a study commissioned by the IDeA to explore how outsourcing practices and processes within social care have had an impact on current workforce challenges; and to identify any general issues and lessons relevant to other areas of local government planning to outsource services.

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