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Managing transitions: Support for individuals at key points of change

Alison Petch


Everyone will experience a number of transitions throughout their life. Many of these will be positive, others may present challenges. This book addresses significant transitions relevant to policy and practice, covering key transition points in social care from childhood to old age. Drawing on the best-available research evidence, it highlights issues common to all experiencing transition, as well as the dilemmas specific to particular situations. Individual chapters explore what we know about how transition is experienced by young people leaving care and by those with learning disabilities a ... More

Keywords: transitions, social care, childhood, old age, dilemmas, learning disabilities, leaving care, mental health, asylum, service provision

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781847421883
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847421883.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alison Petch, editor