A New Health and Care System : : Escaping the Invisible Asylum / / Alex Fox.

How do we find sustainable and human ways to care for people with long-term needs? This book reveals the ways in which public services squander the potential of people with long term support needs and the creativity and caring capacity of front line workers. Drawing on the ethos, practices and econo...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Bristol UP/Policy Press Complete eBook-Package 2018
Place / Publishing House:Bristol : : Policy Press, , [2018]
Year of Publication:2018
Online Access:
Physical Description:1 online resource (256 p.)
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Table of Contents:
  • Front Matter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Prologue
  • Introduction
  • How we divide the world into community and asylum
  • How we create problems by trying to fix them
  • Why failure pays, but success costs
  • Risk aversion and risk indifference
  • The humanisation experiment
  • Shared Lives
  • Designing a new national health and wellbeing service
  • Delivering the national health and wellbeing service
  • Can we escape?
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index