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In safe hands : a history of aged care in Tasmania

@inproceedings{Crisp2012InSH,
  title={In safe hands : a history of aged care in Tasmania},
  author={Ep Crisp},
  year={2012}
}
  • E. Crisp
  • Published 1 October 2012
  • Political Science, History
Aged care is one of the more controversial and problematic areas of healthcare in Australia in the 21st century. Whilst most people today accept that residential care is an essential service for those who can no longer cope on their own in the community, few people want to end up in a nursing home, and few nurses aspire to work there. But was this always the case? This diachronic study integrates archival research and oral history interviews to explore the history of aged care in one… 
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