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Quality assurance in Arkansas" in-home and community-based care industry

Quality assurance in Arkansas" in-home and community-based care industry

current practices and future strategies

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Published by Arkansas Dept. of Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services in [Little Rock, Ark.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community health services -- Arkansas.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rosemary L. Bergeron.
    ContributionsArkansas. Division of Aging and Adult Services., United States. Administration on Aging.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination9 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14699255M


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