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Title: Choice of care in England and Japan : a comparative study of older people's and key informants' perspectives
Author: Wada, Yoshima
ISNI:       0000 0004 2739 3385
Awarding Body: University of Bristol
Current Institution: University of Bristol
Date of Award: 2012
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The main aims of this thesis are to analyse the meaning of choice and older people's ability to make choice in the long-term care context, and to explore the relationship between choice and care. Meanings of choice and care are considered from various perspectives, including the micro dimension of older persons' choice, and policy at a macro level. Data were collected from interviews with older people and key informants in the field of long-term care in Bristol, England and Kyoto, Japan. Using qualitative comparative methodologies, the thesis seeks to contribute contextual and relational insights into choice and care, through focusing on indivi
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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