TITLE

New Dimensions

AUTHOR(S)
Valios, Natalie
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;5/6/2010, Issue 1817, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the adjudication of Dimensions Health Care Corp. in Great Britain to change its care provider agenda. It notes that the firm supports an estimated of 2,500 people who are with learning disability or autism. According to Steve Scown, the firm's executive director, the shift is influenced with the government's plan of personalising care. Moreover, it states that Scown has written the book "Making it Personal," in which it tracks on the progress of the company.
ACCESSION #
51151855

 

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