Support services help maintain independence

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 02 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:528
  1. Rebecca Coombes
  1. London

    New research commissioned by the UK government indicates that service providers could do more to help older people maintain their independence at times of crisis, such as hospital discharge.

    Independent Living in Later Life, prepared for the Department for Work and Pensions by the Policy Studies Institute, found that a well managed package …

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