The home as a site for long-term care: meanings and management of bodies and spaces.

  title={The home as a site for long-term care: meanings and management of bodies and spaces.},
  author={I. J. Alexander Dyck and Pia Kontos and Jan Angus and Patricia McKeever},
  journal={Health & place},
  volume={11 2},
This paper is concerned with the constitution of the home as a landscape of care in a climate of extensive cost-cutting measures to community provided health care. It draws on data from a multi-disciplinary investigation of various dimensions of the home as a site of long-term care; this paper is concerned specifically with long-term health and associated home-care services provided by paid workers. Through analysis of interviews with adult care recipients and field observations, it examines… CONTINUE READING
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