Developing attributes for a generic quality of life measure for older people: preferences or capabilities?

@article{Grewal2006DevelopingAF,
  title={Developing attributes for a generic quality of life measure for older people: preferences or capabilities?},
  author={Ini Grewal and Jane Lewis and Terry Flynn and Jackie Brown and John Bond and Joanna Coast},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={62 8},
  pages={1891-901}
}
Current UK policy with respect to the provision of health and social care for older people suggests that greater integration is required. Economists' attempts to assist resource allocation decisions, however, are very health focused, with concentration on the use of health-related quality of life measures. This paper reports an attempt to determine attributes for a new index clearly focusing on quality of life for older people rather than health or other influences on quality of life. In-depth… CONTINUE READING
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