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Ageing-related experiences of adults with learning disability resident in rural areas: One Australian perspective

Wark, Stuart; Canon-Vanry, Miranda; Ryan, Peta; Hussain, Rafat; Knox, Marie; Edwards, Meaghan; Parmenter, Marie; Parmenter, Trevor; Janicki, Matthew


Background: Access to support services in rural areas is known to be problematic both in Australia, andin other countries around the world, but themajority of research on the population of people ageingwithlearning disability has so far focussed on metropolitan residents. The authors report about select aspects of the lived experience of older adults with learning disability resident in rural locations in two states of Australia. Materials and Methods: This pilot project examined data drawn...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Learning Disabilities
DOI: 10.1111/bld.12145


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