Quality assurance in Arkansas" in-home and community-based care industry
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Published by Arkansas Dept. of Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services in [Little Rock, Ark.? .
Written in English


  • Community health services -- Arkansas.

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

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