Long-Term Care for the Elderly

Long-Term Care for the Elderly : A Factbook

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A comprehensive, concise reference source on all topics relating to long-term care for the elderly, this book provides basic information on issues and legislation together with a compilation of significant national and regional data. It covers functional disability, health care expenditures and utilization, home health care, and community-based services. The final chapter, which deals with the problems of population aging on an international level, points out how the concerns of elderly persons are central to every industrialized country and how their growing numbers create a unique problem in the provision, planning, and allocation of resources.show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 153.7 x 234.7 x 20.1mm | 467.79g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195041062
  • 9780195041064