Staying put: keeping the family home for adults with a learning disability

Author:
KING Nigel
Journal article citation:
Care Plan, 8(3), March 2002, pp.9-13.
Publisher:
Positive Publications/ Anglia Polytechnic University, Faculty of Health and Social Work

Valuing People reminds us that 60 percent of adults with learning disabilities are still living at home being supported by relatives. The author investigates how older carers could best use the family home in planning for the future and reviews the different arrangements families can put in place to ensure a son of daughter can continue to live at home.

Subject terms:
housing, learning disabilities, carers, community care, families;
ISSN print:
1355 0454

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