Safeguarding and self neglect: A literature review of the views of service users and professionals. / Brown, Stefan; Brent, Maria.

2014. Paper presented at Safeguarding vulnerable children and adults conference, High Wycombe, United Kingdom.

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Safeguarding and self neglect: A literature review of the views of service users and professionals. / Brown, Stefan; Brent, Maria.

2014. Paper presented at Safeguarding vulnerable children and adults conference, High Wycombe, United Kingdom.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review

Harvard

Brown, S & Brent, M 2014, 'Safeguarding and self neglect: A literature review of the views of service users and professionals', Paper presented at Safeguarding vulnerable children and adults conference, High Wycombe, United Kingdom, 19/05/14 - 20/05/14.

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Brown, S., & Brent, M. (2014). Safeguarding and self neglect: A literature review of the views of service users and professionals. Paper presented at Safeguarding vulnerable children and adults conference, High Wycombe, United Kingdom.

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Brown S, Brent M. Safeguarding and self neglect: A literature review of the views of service users and professionals. 2014. Paper presented at Safeguarding vulnerable children and adults conference, High Wycombe, United Kingdom.

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Brown, Stefan ; Brent, Maria. / Safeguarding and self neglect: A literature review of the views of service users and professionals. Paper presented at Safeguarding vulnerable children and adults conference, High Wycombe, United Kingdom.

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