Skip to content

Toggle service links
Subscribe to RSS - Maddocks, Ian

You are here

  1. Home
  2. Maddocks, Ian

Maddocks, Ian

Family Caregivers, Their Needs, and Home-based Palliative Cancer Services

The focus of this four-stage, longitudinal, qualitative, and quantitative study was to explore, from the caregivers perspective, the impact of caring for a person with a diagnosis of terminal cancer, in order to improve the planning and coordination of home-based hospice services in Australia. Caregivers identified five primary-care needs relating to lack of information and ineffective communication with health professionals, inadequate emotional support, the need for assistance with physical care and household tasks, support for caregiver health and social wellbeing, and financial issues.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:22