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Play

  • June Jolly
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Part of the The New Approaches to Care Series book series

Abstract

In meeting the whole needs of the child, play must obviously be included. Whole books have been written on this subject, and at least three especially on play for children in hospital. Because of this, I shall limit this section on play to those principles which I believe essential to our understanding of the child’s need to play and to the practical implications of this in hospital.

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© June Jolly 1981

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