Pooling resources between health and social care

Manthorpe, Jill
March 2010
Community Care;3/25/2010, Issue 1811, p26
The article reports on a study conducted by Great Britain's Audit Commission on the joint-working between health and social care sectors, which concluded that it is under-used in the adults' sector. It found that pooled funds were used mainly for learning disability and mental health services as well as community equipment but rarely for older people's services. The commission called for central government to support joint working and joint financing.


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