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Ageing and disability 

Ageing and disability
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Ageing and disability
Author(s):

Anthony B. Ward

, Michael P. Barnes

, Sandra C. Stark

, and Sarah Ryan

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550524.003.0029
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date: 18 October 2019

Background 452

Specific examples of ageing features in disability 454

Conclusion 456

Two aspects of ageing need to be considered in physically disabled people.

The impact of the ageing process on disabled people.

The impact of the disability on the ageing process.

Because of the population’s increasing longevity, there is greater pressure on NHS facilities and on the need for care and intermittent rehabilitation....

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