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Author Armstrong, Pat, 1945- author.

Title Wash, wear, and care : clothing and laundry in long-term residential care / Pat Armstrong and Suzanne Day.

Publication Info. Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary How clothing and laundry provide a window on to the structuring of care and work in nursing homes.
Contents Introduction: setting the stage -- Who pays and who profits -- The labour of laundry and clothing -- Risky business -- Clothing, laundry, and taking care -- Contradictions, tensions, and possibilities -- Conclusions.
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Subject Nursing home patients -- Clothing -- Social aspects.
Nursing home patients -- Clothing -- Psychological aspects.
Laundry -- Social aspects.
Autonomy (Psychology) in old age.
Older people -- Health and hygiene.
Older people -- Long-term care.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Day, Suzanne, 1982- author.
Other Form: Print version: Wash, wear, and care. (CaOONL)20169076385
ISBN 9780773549241 (electronic bk.)
0773549242 (electronic bk.)
9780773549258 (electronic bk.)
0773549250 (electronic bk.)