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Title Working with adults at risk from harm / [edited by] Margaret Greenfields, Roger Dalrymple and Agnes Fanning.

Publication Info. Berkshire : Open University Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 281 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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 -- part 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.
Note Print version record.
Subject People with mental disabilities -- Care -- Great Britain.
Older people -- Care -- Great Britain.
Learning disabled -- Care -- Great Britain.
People with disabilities -- Care -- Great Britain.
Immigrants -- Care -- Great Britain.
Social institutions -- Economic aspects.
Social policy.
Social service.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS -- General.
Human services. (OCoLC)fst00963360
Social service. (OCoLC)fst01123192
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Added Author Greenfields, Margaret.
Dalrymple, Roger.
Fanning, Agnes.
Other Form: Print version: Working with adults at risk from harm. Berkshire : Open University Press, 2012 0335241220 (OCoLC)758940027
ISBN 9780335241248 (electronic bk.)
0335241247 (electronic bk.)
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