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Carers' Perspectives on Sustainability of Informal Care for People With Dementia

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

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The majority of people with dementia, even at advanced stages, receive most of their care and support from family members, friends, and neighbors, rather than formal support systems. This qualitative research undertaken in the Australian state of Queensland explored how family carers of people with dementia living in the community successfully manage and sustain informal caring. It also considers challenges these carers anticipated in continuing to support their family member with dementia in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103579
Source: Sage Open
DOI: 10.1177/2158244015607934

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