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Admission to residential care
Author(s)Paul Brearley
PublisherTavistock Publications, London, 1980
Pages225 pp (Residential social work)
KeywordsAdmission [care homes].
AnnotationThe concept of risk and its relevance to the admission process is discussed, and the legal requirements and expectations of social workers are outlined. An outline of good practice with reference to older people is described. An investigation of the alternatives to residential care argues that residential care is not necessarily a last resort, but can be part of a positive range of resources. (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930422055 B

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