This chapter considers the interests of disabled people in the social management of death and dying. It covers: the meaning and nature of disability, including key concepts; the social position and health status of disabled people across the globe; the relevance of disability for end of life care services and practice; and principles for the avoidance of inequity in the provision of support at the end of life.
Keywords: disabled people; social management; social position; health status; end of life care; health inequality
Chapter. 6209 words.
Subjects: Palliative Medicine
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