The health and social care divide (Revised 2nd Edition): The

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What benefits are associated with this education? Historical events like the Great Depression, World Wars, and pandemics have had a marked impact on the life course of individuals. This program will be of special interest to those who are interested in various aspects of healthcare including psychology, nursing, legal services, occupational therapy, business, social work, marketing, advocacy, education and training, research, management and administration, institutional care, program planning and evaluation, and geriatric care management.

Pages: 176

Publisher: Policy Press; Second Edition edition (May 12, 2004)

ISBN: 1861345259

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