A&S Science Next
Perceptions of health and social care need-an exploratory study
Patrick Bradley Senior lecturer, Stirling University
Despite appearing to be a perfectly simple concept, the idea of tailoring community care to the needs of individuals has given rise to a number of fundamental questions. Here Patrick Bradley takes a closer look at how the needs of people with learning disabilities are defined at a local level and compares the provision of these needs by formal and informal carers.
Learning Disability Practice. 1, 4, 10-14. doi: 10.7748/ldp1999.01.1.4.10.c1418