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Health and care in ageing societies : a new international approach

Author: Liz Lloyd
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2012.
Series: Ageing and the lifecourse.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering a critical analysis of the limitations of contemporary policies, this book calls for a fuller understanding of the relationship between health and care throughout the lifecourse.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Lloyd
ISBN: 9781447304920 1447304926
OCLC Number: 797833642
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 169 pages :) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction; Patterns and trends in ageing and health; Understanding health and care; The policy process in health and care; Healthy ageing: upstream actions to prevent illness; Medicine, ageing and healthcare; Care for health in later life; Conclusion.
Series Title: Ageing and the lifecourse.
Responsibility: Liz Lloyd.

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