Mabel finds her voice

Authors:
LYNN Simon, NOWICKA Gosia
Journal article citation:
Community Living, 22(1), 2008, pp.14-15.
Publisher:
Hexagon Publishing

The lives of people with learning disabilities in long-stay hospitals in Britain are still mostly a hidden history. In this article, Mabel Cooper, who from the age of 13 lived in St Lawrence's hospital for people with learning disabilities, talks about her experiences. She now lives in supported housing.

Subject terms:
learning disabilities, life story work, residential care, user views;
Location(s):
United Kingdom
Link:
Journal home page
ISSN print:
0951 9815

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