Gommunity care

  • Gill Garrett
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Part of the The Essentials of Nursing book series (TEON)

Abstract

An almost universal desire in ageing is the preservation of one’s independence and individuality. Society places great emphasis on the development of these qualities in early life and, having attained them and exercised them throughout maturity, one is loath to part with them in old age.

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