Care ‘Closer to Home’ Policy and Research Evidence: is there a link?ISER External Seminars

Moving care ‘closer to home’ – whether through supporting informal care, adjusting the boundaries
between hospital-based and community care, or attempting to integrate health and social care – has
been an ambition of almost every government since 1948. In this seminar I will explore some of the
history behind the most recent attempts to achieve this policy goal, especially as it relates to
adults and children with long-term needs, and ask how, if at all, policy development has been
linked to research evidence.

Presented by:

Gillian Parker (Social Policy Research Unit, York)

Date & time:

February 25, 2008 4:00 pm - February 25, 2008 12:00 am

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