A place to call home

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Pat Armstrong,
Madeline Boscoe
Barbara Clow
Karen Grant
Margaret Haworth-Brockman
Beth Jackson
Ann Pederson
Morgan Seeley
Jane Springer
Publisher: 
Fernwood Publishing
Publication Date: 
2009

Envisions alternative forms of long-term, residential care that account for the fact that the overwhelming majority of both residents and providers are women.

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Paperback ISBN: 9781552662939
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Table of contents: Preface (Pat Armstrong) Contributors 1. Challenging Questions: Designing Long-Term Facility Care with Women in Mind (Pat Armstrong with Albert Banerjee) 2. Long-Term Care in Canada: An Overview (Albert Banerjee) 3. Less Money, More People: The Implications of Policy Changes in Long-Term Institutional Care (Evelyn Shapiro and Morgan Seeley) 4. A Contradictory Image of Need: Long-Term Facilitative Care for First Nations (Nicole Eshkakogan and Nene Ernest Khalema) 5. A Dream Retirement Community: Long-Term Care Options (Beverly Suek) 6. What Matters to Women Working in Long-Term Care: A Union Perspective (Marcy Cohen) 7. Designing Long-Term Care for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual and Transgender People (Dick Moore) 8. A Failure of Vision and Political Will: Long-Term Care in Ontario(Sheila M. Neysmith) 9. Are There Lessons to Learn from Sweden? (Marta Szebehely) Bibliography