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An evaluative research study of a specialist women's refuge

Michelle McCarthy (Tizard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury)

The Journal of Adult Protection

ISSN: 1466-8203

Article publication date: 1 June 2000

Abstract

The research reported here examines the experiences of women with learning disabilities who have lived at the only specialist refuge available in this country. A full description of the specialist refuge is given and lessons drawn for other learning disability service providers. The importance of safe, women‐only space is emphasised.

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McCarthy, M. (2000), "An evaluative research study of a specialist women's refuge", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 2 No. 2, pp. 29-40. https://doi.org/10.1108/14668203200000013

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