This paper provides relevant information about the Netherlands on how support is provided to older adults in need of long term care in their own homes or alternative homes.
The Wicking project developed and evaluated a specialized model of residential care to support a group of older people living with alcohol-related brain injury (ARBI) and challenging behavior. The aim of the project was to determine the effectiveness of this model at improving participant life quality and well-being.
The increasing focus on cost comparisons between services can lead to misleading conclusions about their ef fectiveness. Whilst cost compari sons can be a useful tool both for benchmarking services and as a means of advocating for services for unpopular groups, data can be difficult to collect and to interpret in a meaningful way.