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Community care services: an overview
National Economic and Social Council (NESC)
There has long been general agreement that community care should be a central feature of health service policies. In 1975 the then Minister for Health stated: "my objective is to bring about a shift in resources in favour of community services, in the belief that this will lead to a· better health service overall" . ' Further, in 1976 the Minister, stated: "1 would like to say at this stage that I regard the development of community care services as an area of very high. priority." (I) Subsequent official statements re-iterate the importance of community care within the health services, and the need to, shift the orientation of health provision and the allocation of health care resources towards community care
Keyword(s): COMMUNITY CARE; HEALTH SERVICES; HEALTH POLICY; HEALTH CARE
Publication Date:
1987
Type: Report
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: Lenus
Publisher(s): National Economic and Social Council (NESC)
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