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Perceptions of choice of people with learning disabilities living in staffed accommodation.

Loraine Ruddick

Perceptions of choice of people with learning disabilities living in staffed accommodation.

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Published by University of Central England in Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.) - University of Central England in Birmingham, 1996.

ContributionsUniversity of Central England in Birmingham.
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Open LibraryOL16766119M

There are an estimated , adults with a learning disability in England, , of whom receive local authority social care support. These pages provide resources, references, tools and outline good practice to ensure that people with learning disabilities and autism have increased choices and quality of where they live.


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