Deinstitutionalisation in Scotland

John Dalrymple explores the lessons learned from deinstitutionalisation in this important paper, first published in Tizard Learning Disability Review in 1999.

Author: John Dalrymple

Deinstitutionalisation has been one of the most important and positive developments in the modern welfare state. However it has been fraught with challenges and resistance. Here John Dalrymple, one of the great leaders of this work in Scotland, reviews the lessons learned from the Scottish experience of deinstitutionalisation. 

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Deinstitutionalisation and Community Services in Greater Glasgow © Pavilion Publishing (Brighton) Limited 1999.

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Deinstitutionalisation, intellectual disabilities, social care, Scotland, Paper

John Dalrymple


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