From charity to social enterprise: the marketization of social care

Fiona Henderson, Christine Anne Reilly, David Moyes, Geoff Whittam

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Abstract

Understanding how social care organisations and clients are reacting to the implementation of individual payments as opposed to the previous system of block contracts is crucial as the sector faces very real prospects of organisations closing when individuals are able to pick and choose care. A policy based on choice and control for the consumer risks removing choice through a loss of services in the marketplace, leaving vulnerable populations at risk.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)651-666
Number of pages16
JournalInternational Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research
Volume24
Issue number3
Early online date2 Nov 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 May 2018

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