The Resource No Place Like Home : Long Term Care For the Elderly, produced, written and directed by Roger Weisberg for Public Policy Productions

No Place Like Home : Long Term Care For the Elderly, produced, written and directed by Roger Weisberg for Public Policy Productions

Label
No Place Like Home : Long Term Care For the Elderly
Title
No Place Like Home
Title remainder
Long Term Care For the Elderly
Statement of responsibility
produced, written and directed by Roger Weisberg for Public Policy Productions
Contributor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Providing home care rather than institutionalized care is often less costly to the public and more desirable for the older person. Experts estimate that one-third of the population now living in nursing homes would not need to be there if alternative services were more widely available.This documentary shows several alternatives to institutionalizing the elderly. In New York City's Greenwich Village, the local hospital provides a visiting team of doctors, nurses and social workers to care for the frail, elderly at home. In rural Appalachia, training is available for family members to care for their infirm elders. In San Francisco, vans pick up the elderly at their homes and take them to senior centers where they can receive medical and other support services.In conclusion, Miss Hayes says, "Science has taught us to lengthen life. Now we must learn to make a longer life worth living. Older people deserve choices. For most of us, there's no place like home."
Awards note
  • Alfred I. DuPont Award, Columbia University, 1982
  • Gabriel Award, 1982
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Weisberg, Roger
Runtime
59
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Home care services
  • Nursing homes
Target audience
adult
Label
No Place Like Home : Long Term Care For the Elderly, produced, written and directed by Roger Weisberg for Public Policy Productions
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?HLTH;1641442
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed April 13, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (59 min.).
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)747797107
Video recording format
other
Label
No Place Like Home : Long Term Care For the Elderly, produced, written and directed by Roger Weisberg for Public Policy Productions
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?HLTH;1641442
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed April 13, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (59 min.).
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)747797107
Video recording format
other

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