Respite care for disabled persons is a service that provides disabled individuals residing in the community with out-of-home supervision and care for limited periods of time. Respite care for mentally retarded persons in Israel has made many advances in recent years, and there are currently 18 respite care facilities throughout the country. The study evaluated these respite care programs.
This study examined treatment in hospitals and in the community of stroke victims during the year following the stroke, with attention to differences in the availability and accessibility of services among health plans and geographic regions, and to unmet needs.
N. Bentur, M. Davis, J. Brodsky, J. Gindin, B. Habot, Z. Haklai, A. Shemesh
This study explores how data from the Health Survey fielded periodically by the Central Bureau of Statistics and the Ministry of Health might be used as the basis for adding health status to the capitation formula.
J. Hadley, B. Rosen, A. Shmueli
The goal of the study was to examine the characteristics of the home care workers, their perception of their occupation and satisfaction with their work, their employment conditions, and their professional contact with employing agencies.
M. Korazim, T. Goren, R. Niran
This report encompasses three papers that are aimed at gaining insight into the forces behind trends in hospitalization during the period spanning from 1965 to 1995.
J. Benbassat, Z. Haklai, S. Glick, N. Friedman