TITLE

HE CHOSE TO LIVE ALONE

AUTHOR(S)
Leaney, Nigel
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;1/29/2009, Issue 1755, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the lonely death of a man with mental health problems. The man was known to the author as managing his problems fairly well by choosing to live alone and not in a mental health service facility. The author states that no one should have to die like that, without even a person to miss him or mourn his absence. The author points out that his death focuses on the limits that social care staff encounter when trying to integrate people into the community.
ACCESSION #
36578279

 

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