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Incorporating caregiver and family effects in economic evaluations of child health

Werner B.F. Brouwer, N. Job A. van Exel, and J. Mick Tilford

in Economic Evaluation in Child Health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199547494
eISBN:
9780191720055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547494.003.03
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Patients are not isolated individuals, but have friends and families who care about them and, often, care for them. This is especially true for children. Parents' well-being and quality of life is ... More


Who Cares for Preschool Children?

Jody Heymann

in Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195156591
eISBN:
9780199943333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156591.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the experiences of families raising children from birth through preschool in Latin America, Asia, Europe, and North America. It reports findings from in-depth studies of more ... More


Policies to support informal care

Ulrike Schneider, Gerdt Sundström, Lennarth Johannson, and María A. Tortosa

in Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Informal care is a significant source of support for dependent adults. Therefore, policies need to address its potential benefits and costs to care recipients, family carers and society at large. In ... More


Britain – sitting on the doorstep

Prue Chamberlayne and Annette King

in Cultures of care: Biographies of carers in Britain and the two Germanies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341662
eISBN:
9781447302018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341662.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the system of informal care in Great Britain. It suggests that the culture of care in Britain moves within a triad of private, public and social dimensions, in which caring is ... More


When informal care becomes a paid job: the case of Personal Assistance Budgets in Flanders

Jef Breda, David Schoenmaekers, Caroline Van Landeghem, Dries Claessens, and Joanna Geerts

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In Flanders (the northern region of Belgium), Personal Assistance Budgets (PABs) have been introduced for disabled people. PABs are cash payments that allow the recipients to employ their own ... More


Developments in Austrian care arrangements: women between free choice and informal care

Margareta Kreimer

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Since the early 1990s, two important reforms have taken place to improve the social security and income situations of informal family carers: in 1993 the long-term care allowance was introduced and ... More


Constructions of care: the family, difficulties and policy

Liz Forbat

in Talking about care: Two sides to the story

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346216
eISBN:
9781447303671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346216.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents a critical review of the care literature, and suggests that there is a need to embrace complexity in grappling with understandings of care. It critiques the traditional ... More


Children’s and young people’s caring responsibilities within the family

Ruth Evans and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter reviews the literature on childhood responsibilities, informal care, and young caregiving and introduces key theoretical perspectives, such as the social construction of childhood and ... More


Paying family caregivers: evaluating different models

Caroline Glendinning

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides an overview of different models of financial support for informal carers (that is, the kin and close friends) of older people. These models reflect the institutional and ... More


State support for children in informal care

Xiaoyuan Shang and Karen R. Fisher

in Young People Leaving State Care in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447336693
eISBN:
9781447336730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336693.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on the implications of informal care relationships for children as they become young adults. These issues are important for the larger questions about good types of alternative ... More


Informal carers of dependants with advanced disease

Jonathan Koffman and Penny Snow

in Palliative Care for Non-cancer Patients

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629609
eISBN:
9780191730054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629609.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter first attempts to define informal care. It then reviews the sources of stress and satisfaction associated with looking after a dependant in order to understand the milieu of care. Many ... More


Changing long-term care regimes: a six-country comparison of directions and effects1

Ute Behning

in Care and social integration in European societies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reports a study that investigated the changes in care policies in the UK, Canada, Austria, Germany, Sweden and Denmark. The theoretical approach and the selection of countries are first ... More


Change in European care arrangements

Birgit Geissler and Birgit Pfau-Effinger

in Care and social integration in European societies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes on a conceptual/theoretical level what it means to analyse change in informal care work, as well as, in a comprehensive conceptual framework, processes of the formalisation of ... More


Care and social integration in European societies

Birgit Pfau-Effinger and Birgit Geissler (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides descriptions and comparative analyses of the now complex and highly varied arrangements for the care of children, disabled and older people in Europe, set within the context of ... More


Gender, labour markets and care work in five European funding regimes1

Clare Ungerson

in Care and social integration in European societies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter investigates the particular form of commodification previously identified as ‘routed wages’. The notion of a partnership between the welfare state and its caring citizens and its citizen ... More


The social care system for older people in Japan and the role of informal care: Long-term Care Insurance five years on

Michihiko Tokoro

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Japanese society is ageing rapidly. Currently, over 20 per cent of the people in Japan are over 65 years old, and this proportion will grow to 27.8 per cent in 2020. How to cope with this ageing ... More


Idealist thought, social policy and the rediscovery of informal care

John Offer

in An intellectual history of British social policy: Idealism versus non-idealism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345318
eISBN:
9781447301455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345318.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter argues that the marked upswing of interest in informal care in the UK beginning in the 1970s reflected a reaction to some features of the work of Richard Titmuss and ‘traditional social ... More


West Germany – the pull into the home

Prue Chamberlayne and Annette King

in Cultures of care: Biographies of carers in Britain and the two Germanies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341662
eISBN:
9781447302018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341662.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the system of informal care in West Germany. The findings reveal that the German situation is characterised by the pervasive influence of the values of traditional family ... More


East Germany – the push out of the home

Prue Chamberlayne and Annette King

in Cultures of care: Biographies of carers in Britain and the two Germanies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341662
eISBN:
9781447302018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341662.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the system of informal care in East Germany. It describes five caring situations, three dating from many years before the unification and two which began in the turmoil of that ... More


The quest for community: From the Settlement Movement to the Griffiths Report: an historical perspective

Robert Pinker

in Social Policy and Welfare Pluralism: Selected Writings of Robert Pinker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323556
eISBN:
9781447323570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323556.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this chapter, Robert Pinker considers the more recent debates about community care as a key policy idea for social care by focusing on the recovery and cultivation of community that were on ... More


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