Self-neglect: a case study and implications for clinical practice

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dc.contributor.author Day, Mary Rose
dc.contributor.author Mulcahy, Helen
dc.contributor.author Leahy-Warren, Patricia
dc.contributor.author Downey, Johanna
dc.date.accessioned 2015-10-01T16:19:45Z
dc.date.available 2015-10-01T16:19:45Z
dc.date.issued 2015-03
dc.identifier.citation Day, M. R., Mulcahy, H., Leahy-Warren, P., & Downey, J. 2015, 'Self-neglect: a case study and implications for clinical practice', British Journal Of Community Nursing, 20, 3, pp. 110-115. http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2015.20.3.110 en
dc.identifier.volume 20 en
dc.identifier.issued 3 en
dc.identifier.startpage 110 en
dc.identifier.endpage 115 en
dc.identifier.issn 1462-4753
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/1997
dc.identifier.doi 10.12968/bjcn.2015.20.3.110
dc.description.abstract Self-neglect is a worldwide and serious public health issue that can have serious adverse outcomes and is more common in older people. Cases can vary in presentation but typically present as poor self-care, poor care of the environment and service refusal. Community nurses frequently encounter self-neglect cases and health and social care professionals play a key role in the identification, management and prevention of self-neglect. Self-neglect cases can give rise to ethical, personal and professional challenges. The aim of this article is to create a greater understanding of the concept of self-neglect among community nurses. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Mark Allen Group en
dc.rights Copyright Mark Allen Publishing Ltd en
dc.subject Self-neglect en
dc.subject Community nurse en
dc.subject Public health nurse en
dc.subject District nurse en
dc.subject Older people en
dc.title Self-neglect: a case study and implications for clinical practice en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Mary Rose Day, Pensioners, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: mr.day@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.date.updated 2015-10-01T15:38:49Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle British Journal of Community Nursing en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress mr.day@ucc.ie en


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