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The Journey to Care – Reflections of a Service User

Parkhill, Ian and Wall, Kay (2019) The Journey to Care – Reflections of a Service User. Disability & Society, 35 (3). pp. 506-510. ISSN Print 0968-7599 Online 1360-0508

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This article provides a unique insight into the lived experience of residential care. In the light of recent guidance on person-centred care in the United Kingdom, the article eloquently outlines the impact of the English government rhetoric centred on ‘well-being’ and ‘person-centred care’ and the impact of contemporary neoliberal policy within the care system. The author currently resides in a residential setting; therefore, the article attends to current, real-life experiences.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: choice, person-centred care, powerlessness, dignity, well-being
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Allied Health and Community
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SWORD Depositor: Prof. Pub Router
Depositing User: Kay Wall
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2019 13:32
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2021 01:00

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