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Homelessness, Health Care and Welfare Provision - Kevin Fisher

Homelessness, Health Care and Welfare Provision

By: Kevin Fisher (Editor), John Collins (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 10th June 1993
ISBN: 9780415049993
Number Of Pages: 240

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Homelessness, Health Care and Welfare Provision is the first known publication in which service providers examine the particular difficulties encountered by homeless people in gaining access to healthcare, both in Britain and the US. Specific chapters examine the complex issue of mental health and homelessness, responses to single homeless people with drink-related problems and the particular problems experienced by young single homeless people and homeless women.

Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Single Homelessness and Social Policyp. 12
Access to Health Carep. 32
Health Care for Single Homeless Peoplep. 51
Referencesp. 90
Control of Tuberculosis among Staff Working with the Single Homeless in East Londonp. 93
Mental Health and Homelessnessp. 94
Alcohol and Single Homelessnessp. 117
Youth Homelessness and Health Carep. 136
Bibliographyp. 148
Models of Health Care Provisionp. 149
Research or Campaigning?p. 168
Bibliographyp. 178
The American Experiencep. 180
Conclusionp. 198
Name Indexp. 205
Subject Indexp. 208
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ISBN: 9780415049993
ISBN-10: 0415049997
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 10th June 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1