Substitution between formally and informally provided care for the impaired elderly in the community.

@article{Greene1983SubstitutionBF,
  title={Substitution between formally and informally provided care for the impaired elderly in the community.},
  author={Vernon L Greene},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1983},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={
          609-19
        }
}
This article assesses the extent to which formally provided comprehensive community care tends to substitute for informal care provided by family and friends to impaired elderly persons living in the community. Using simultaneous equations causal modeling techniques to control for selective targeting and other intervening factors, results, indicate a substantial tendency for formally provided care to be substituted for informal care. Other results indicate that unmet need appears to be the… CONTINUE READING
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