Ageing International

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 8–21 | Cite as

Innovations and care of the elderly: The front line of change for social welfare services

  • John Baldock
  • Adalbert Evers


Home Care Informal Care Institutional Care Informal Sector Welfare System 
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  • John Baldock
  • Adalbert Evers

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