Respite Home for the Elderly: An Experiment in Community-Based Services in Israel

By Estelle Pleban, Zev Hymowitz

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 1988

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.

Topic: Social Services, Health and Healing, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 64/No. 4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel

Language: English

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Pleban, Estelle. Hymowitz, Zev. Respite Home for the Elderly: An Experiment in Community-Based Services in Israel. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1988: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=116


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