Lessons for health care from decommissioning care home services

Drawing on local knowledge and best practice examples, this article highlights lessons and themes identified by those decommissioning care home services. The authors believe that such lessons are relevant to those making disinvestment decisions across public sector services, including health-care.

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Robinson, S.,  Glasby, J. and Allen, K. (2013) ‘It ain’t what you do it’s the way that you do it’: lessons for health care from decommissioning of older people’s services. Health and Social Care in the Community http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12046