Respite Home for the Elderly: An Experiment in Community-Based Services in Israel
Publication Date: January 1988
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 64:4
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Elderly; Health; Social Services
This article discusses a respite home in Jerusalem. This home is a short term community-based facility for elderly patients discharged from local hospitals who could not get immediate service and, because of lack of families to look after them, could not retum home.