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Title Working with adults at risk from harm / [edited by] Margaret Greenfields, Roger Dalrymple and Agnes Fanning
Published Berkshire : Open University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 281 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. Explorations in theory and practice -- Parenthood -- Physical disability -- Sensory impairments -- Mental health -- Learning disability -- Insecure accommodation -- Substance abuse -- The older person -- Linking theory with practice examples -- pt. 2. Case studies and practice examples -- Culture, identity, disability, addiction -- Multiple domains of risk -- Sexual orientation -- What makes a gypsy or traveller vulnerable? -- Vulnerable adult migrants in East Anglia
Summary This book discusses adult vulnerability in a range of health social care and community contexts through a series of 'thematic' approaches. Acknowledging the overlap between different states of vulnerability, the book demonstrates how vulnerable states can follow on from each other in a sequential manner, for example the transition from insecure accommodation to substance abuse to imprisonment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Immigrants -- Care -- Great Britain.
Learning disabled -- Care -- Great Britain.
Older people -- Care -- Great Britain.
People with disabilities -- Care -- Great Britain.
People with mental disabilities -- Care -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Dalrymple, Roger.
Fanning, Agnes.
Greenfields, Margaret.
ISBN 0335241220
0335241247 (electronic bk.)
9780335241248 (electronic bk.)