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'Ethics and the Street-level Bureaucrat: Implementing Policy to Protect Elders from Abuse'. / Angie Ash

Ethics and Social Welfare,, Volume: 4, Issue: 2, Pages: 201 - 209

Swansea University Author: Ash, Angie

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<p>As an independent researcher, registered social worker and erstwhile long-term,</p><p>long-distance carer, the care of older people and protection of elders from</p><p>abuse had been constant professional and personal foci for me for many years.</p><p>Com...

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Published in: Ethics and Social Welfare,
Published: 2010
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