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Coordinating county based services for the frail elderly: a tri-departmental approach

Journal of Gerontological Social Work

Author: Emlet, C. A.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1984


The service network for the aging is fraught with fragmentation. Services to the elderly are administered out of multiple agencies & departments at all levels of government. Discussed is the approach taken by one county to diminish the level of fragmentation, & the difficulties it creates particularly in serving the frail elderly, by a cooperative agreement between key county departments providing services to the aged.

Further Details

Pages: 5-13
Volume: 8
Issue: 1-2
Accession Number: 1.4.03
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 17/07/2013
Keywords: North AmericaolderService provisionruralcountryfragmentation
Reads: 191