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Carers - the sympathy and services stereotype

Clements, Luke 2004. Carers - the sympathy and services stereotype. British Journal of Learning Disabilities 32 (1) , pp. 6-8. 10.1111/j.1354-4187.2003.00268.x

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In two recent cases the courts have declined to accord to carers any formal right to a private and family life with the person for whom they care. This paper briefly considers why it is that the courts still view carers as people merely in need of services and sympathy – rather than people entitled to such basic human rights.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
K Law > K Law (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Carers; mental capacity; human rights
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISSN: 1354-4187
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 03:03

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