Residential Care Transformed: Revisiting 'The Last Refuge'

Johnson, Julia; Rolph, Sheena and Smith, Randall (2010). Residential Care Transformed: Revisiting 'The Last Refuge'. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.



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  • Item ORO ID
  • 30183
  • Item Type
  • Book
  • ISBN
  • 0-230-20242-X, 978-0-230-20242-9
  • Project Funding Details
  • Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
    Not SetRES-000-23-0995ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council)
  • Extra Information
  • This book won the Inaugural Peter Townsend Policy Press Prize which was awarded at the British Academy in October 2011. The British Academy judging panel described it as a book that provides 'a unique insight into the changing nature of residential care over half a century', as being 'methodologically innovative' and 'beautifully written' and as such 'a model for students'.
  • Keywords
  • Older people; Peter Townsend; Care homes; Qualitative longitudinal; Research ethics; secondary analysis; social care policy; participatory research; volunteer researchers
  • Academic Unit or School
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
    Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
  • Copyright Holders
  • © 2010 Julia Johnson, © 2010 Sheena Rolph, © 2010 Randall Smith
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  • Julia Johnson