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Care, support or something else?

Reynolds, Jill and Walmsley, Jan (1998). Care, support or something else? In: Brechin, Ann; Walmsley, Jan; Katz, Jeanne and Peace, Sheila eds. Care Matters: Concepts, Practice and Research in Health and Social Care. London: Sage, pp. 66–80.

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Abstract

In this chapter we examine issues concerning care for adults with learning disabilities or with mental health problems. In the main society is organised as if the need for care is exceptional. Younger adults who need continuing support, because of long-term intellectual impairment or intermittent mental health difficulties, present rather different challenges, and examining how they relate to care throw up some controversial questions.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 1998 The Authors
ISBN: 0-7619-5565-8, 978-0-7619-5565-8
Keywords: learning disability; mental health problems; support; care; carer; autonomy; control; community care
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 20084
Depositing User: Jill Reynolds
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2010 11:31
Last Modified: 31 May 2012 15:32
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/20084
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