Report on services for the elderly with mental disability in Scotland

a report by Scottish Health Service Planning Council.

Publisher: H.M. Stationery Off. in Edinburgh

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  • Older people -- Mental health services -- Scotland.,
  • Geriatric psychiatry -- Scotland.

Edition Notes

Other titlesServices for the elderly with mental disability in Scotland.
Statementby a programme planning group of the Scottish Health Service Planning Council and the Advisory Council on Social Work.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Scottish Education Dept. Advisory Council on Social Work., Great Britain. Scottish Home and Health Dept., Great Britain. Scottish Education Dept.
LC ClassificationsRC450.S3 S36 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 60 p. ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4221383M
ISBN 100114915962
LC Control Number80501229

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[Mental Disorder Programme Planning Group.]. Services for the elderly with mental disorder. Report of a Sub-Committee of the Standing Medical Advisory Committee. Author(s): SCOTTISH HOME AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT: SCOTTISH HEALTH SERVICES COUNCIL.

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