Skip to content

Toggle service links
Subscribe to RSS - c8h

You are here

  1. Home
  2. c8h

c8h

Perceptions of the care received from Australian palliative care services: A caregiver perspective

Background:Caregiver satisfaction and experience surveys help health professionals to understand, measure, and improve the quality of care provided for patients and their families.Objective: Our aim was to explore caregiver perceptions of the care received from Australian specialist palliative care services.Method: Caregivers of patients receiving palliative care in services registered with Australia's Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration were invited to participate in a caregiver survey.

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 10:57

Spinal cord injury and long-term carers: Perceptions of formal and informal support

The grounded theory study from which this paper is drawn explored the experiences of partners and other long-term family carers living with, and supporting, a person with a spinal cord injury over long periods of time. Eleven (11) female carers with between eight and 33 years of living with, and supporting, a family member with a spinal cord injury were purposively recruited to the study. The study identified a number of key issues for long-term carers in this context.

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 16:50