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Death, Dying, and Social Differences$
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David Oliviere, Barbara Monroe, and Sheila Payne

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199599295

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.001.0001

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Disability and the death and dying agenda

Disability and the death and dying agenda

(p.85) Chapter 8 Disability and the death and dying agenda
Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Carol Thomas

Oxford University Press

This chapter considers the interests of disabled people in the social management of death and dying. It covers: the meaning and nature of disability, including key concepts; the social position and health status of disabled people across the globe; the relevance of disability for end of life care services and practice; and principles for the avoidance of inequity in the provision of support at the end of life.

Keywords:   disabled people, social management, social position, health status, end of life care, health inequality

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