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Personal assistance for adults (19-64) with both physical and intellectual impairments.

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BACKGROUND: There is a high incidence of impairments among working age adults, and their prevalence is increasing in the West. Many countries offer personal assistance in the form of individualised support for people living in the community by a paid assistant other than a healthcare professional for at least 20 hours per week. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness of personal assistance for adults with physical and intellectual impairments, and the impacts of personal assistance on others...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SPSW
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD006860
Publication date:
2008
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:6548abfa-9f95-457f-8640-df9df06cbf46
Source identifiers:
54935
Local pid:
pubs:54935

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