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Total Place – services and support for older people: one year on

Andrew Archibald (Head of Adult Services, Dorset County Council, Dorset, UK)

Working with Older People

ISSN: 1366-3666

Article publication date: 16 September 2011

Abstract

Purpose

This paper seeks to provide information on progress within one of the local authorities involved with the original Total Place pilot a year following the production of the final report.

Design/methodology/approach

Under a number of headings, the paper describes the progress being made in relation to the broader concepts described in the Total Place – Older People pilot report.

Findings

The paper reinforces the benefits of working closely and in partnership with older people and other public services, particularly the NHS.

Originality/value

The paper provides an example of how one local authority is working with partners on improving services and efficiency in outcomes for older people.

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Citation

Archibald, A. (2011), "Total Place – services and support for older people: one year on", Working with Older People, Vol. 15 No. 3, pp. 106-111. https://doi.org/10.1108/13663661011176651

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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