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Income, capital and the cost of care in old age

Ageing & Society

Author: Gibbs, I.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1991


Statistical data are offered to develop a sociodemographic profile of the 1988 population of the U.K. & project implications of an aging society for social & health care services. The main sources of income available to the elderly are summarized, eg, home ownership, & ways of releasing equity to generate extra income are considered. The likely costs of residential & nursing home care are outlined, & a call is made for further research on the costs of domiciliary services.

Further Details

Full Title: Ageing & Society
Pages: 373-397
Volume: 11
Issue: 4
Accession Number: 3.4.03
Keywords: United Kingdom, older, health improvement
Reads: 136