"You sent someone home like THAT?": Social Work, Hospital Discharge and the challenge of Self-Neglect. / Mason, Karl.

2015. Paper presented at Joint Social Work Education and Research Conference 2015, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.

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"You sent someone home like THAT?": Social Work, Hospital Discharge and the challenge of Self-Neglect. / Mason, Karl.

2015. Paper presented at Joint Social Work Education and Research Conference 2015, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.

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Mason, K 2015, '"You sent someone home like THAT?": Social Work, Hospital Discharge and the challenge of Self-Neglect', Paper presented at Joint Social Work Education and Research Conference 2015, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, 15/07/15 - 17/07/15.

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Mason, K. (2015). "You sent someone home like THAT?": Social Work, Hospital Discharge and the challenge of Self-Neglect. Paper presented at Joint Social Work Education and Research Conference 2015, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.

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Mason K. "You sent someone home like THAT?": Social Work, Hospital Discharge and the challenge of Self-Neglect. 2015. Paper presented at Joint Social Work Education and Research Conference 2015, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.

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Mason, Karl. / "You sent someone home like THAT?": Social Work, Hospital Discharge and the challenge of Self-Neglect. Paper presented at Joint Social Work Education and Research Conference 2015, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.

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