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WANLESS SOCIAL CARE REVIEW: EFFECTS OF FREE PERSONAL CARE POLICY IN SCOTLAND. GRANT APPLICANTS / PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS (PLACE OF WORK): MCNAMEE, P. (HERU) ...

    Preference Elicitation and Assessment of Technologies (PEAT) Programme

Project No: B1.64 Projects completed

    Project Title: Wanless Social Care Review: effects of Free Personal Care

     Policy in Scotland.

    McNamee, P. (HERU) Grant Applicants /

     Principal

    Investigators (place of

    work):

    McNamee, P. HERU Investigators:

    Assessment of Technologies HERU Research

    Theme:

    Kings Fund - ?3,450 Source of Funding

    and Total Awarded:

    ?3,450 Amount of HERU

    Funding:

    To assess whether demand for personal care increased following the Objectives:

    introduction of the Free Personal Care policy in 2002 in Scotland.

    This work estimated whether demand for personal care rose Outline:

     following the introduction of the Free Personal Care policy in 2002

     in Scotland. It examined trends in the use of informal care

    provision, formal care provision at home and in the care home

    sector during the years 2001 through to 2004, using data from the

    Scottish Household Survey and the Scottish Community Care

    Statistics.

    The study considered the effects of a flagship Scottish Government Outcome and

    policy, using the best available data source in a before and after Translation:

    study design. It found, amongst poorer households, improved access

    to public home care, as well as reduced likelihood of unpaid care.

    The findings have been shared with the Scottish Government and

    informed the Wanless Review of Social Care on changes to funding

    long-term care for older people.

    May 2005 Start Date:

    1 month Duration of Project:

Project Phase:

McNamee, P. Wanless Social Care Review: Effects of Free Publications:

    Personal Care Policy in Scotland. An examination of trends in the

    use of informal and formal care provision at home and in the care home sector. King’s Fund Background Paper, March 2006.

    McNamee, P. Effects of the Free Personal Care Policy on Care Decisions: an Investigation using Scottish Household Survey Data. HERU Briefing Paper, University of Aberdeen. September 2008.

McNamee, P. The effect of economic status on care decisions: Other Dissemination

    results arising from the Free Personal Care policy in Scotland. Activities:

    iHEA. Copenhagen, July 2007.

    McNamee, P. Effects of the Free Personal Care Policy on care decisions: what can we learn from Scottish Household Survey data? Informing Public Policy: New Agendas for Social Research Conference. National Centre for Social Research, London, April 2009.

    McNamee, P. The effect of economic status on care decisions: results arising from the Free Personal Care policy in Scotland. Health in Ageing - Achievements and Potential of

    Longitudinal Research Conference. Dublin, 2008.

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