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Dementia care: Intersecting informal family care and formal care systems

Singh, Prabhjot; Hussain, Rafat; Khan, Adeel; Irwin, Lyn; Foskey, Roslyn


Dementia is one of the major causes of disability and dependence amongst older people and previous research has highlighted how the well-being of people with dementia is inherently connected to the quality of their relationships with their informal carers. In turn, these carers can experience significant levels of emotional stress and physical burden from the demands of caring for a family member with dementia, yet their uptake of formal services tends to be lower than in other conditions...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Aging Research
DOI: 10.1155/2014/486521
Access Rights: Open Access


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