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Enabling elderly people with dementia to live in the community

Enabling elderly people with dementia to live in the community

proceedings of an Ageing Update conference held on 7th June 1989 at Canterbury Hall, University of London

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Published by Age Concern Institute of Gerontology in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by Jane Morton.
SeriesAgeing update : conference proceedings, Ageing update
ContributionsMorton, Jane., Age Concern Institute of Gerontology., Ageing Update Conference (1989 : London)
The Physical Object
Pagination39p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21750461M
ISBN 101872342000

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