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The day hospital in the community care of the elderly
Author(s)E Woodford-Williams, J A McKeon, I S Trotter, D Watson
Journal titleGerontologia Clinica 4, 1962
Pagespp 241-256
KeywordsDay hospitals ; Community care ; Social surveys ; Sunderland.
AnnotationThe organisation, administration and some early experiences of the effect of a weekly visit to a day hospital in Sunderland, in a group of former in-patients over 60 years who are known to have been living alone since discharge from hospital, are discussed. Their physical and mental health and social adjustment were assessed at the beginning and at six-monthly intervals.
Accession NumberCPA-930524067
ClassmarkLDD: PA: 3F: 86E *

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