Can a publicly funded home care system successfully allocate service based on perceived need rather than socioeconomic status? A Canadian experience.

@article{Laporte2007CanAP,
  title={Can a publicly funded home care system successfully allocate service based on perceived need rather than socioeconomic status? A Canadian experience.},
  author={Audrey Laporte and Ruth Croxford and Peter C. Coyte},
  journal={Health & social care in the community},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={108-19}
}
The present quantitative study evaluates the degree to which socioeconomic status (SES), as opposed to perceived need, determines utilisation of publicly funded home care in Ontario, Canada. The Registered Persons Data Base of the Ontario Health Insurance Plan was used to identify the age, sex and place of residence for all Ontarians who had coverage for… CONTINUE READING