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The Future of Home Health Care

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The Future of Home Health Care

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: B0148UO4KY
Number of pages: 169

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Individuals with disabilities, chronic conditions, and functional impairments need a range of services and supports to keep living independently. However, there often is not a strong link between medical care provided in the home and the necessary social services and supports for independent living.

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