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The changing face of community care for older people

Barbara Wade

The changing face of community care for older people

whose choice?

by Barbara Wade

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Published by Royal College of Nursing in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aged -- Care -- Great Britain,
  • Community health services for the aged -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBarbara Wade.
    ContributionsDaphne Heald Research Unit., Royal College of Nursing.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157p. in various pagings ;
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18170571M
    ISBN 101873852282
    OCLC/WorldCa60176664

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