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Understanding the carers' experience: Examples from a Ghanaian context

Informal carers play a key role in mental health care. This article draws on the work of Goffman to analyse the experiences of carers in Ghana. The findings illustrate the complex nature of caring and the need to develop social work practice that acknowledges the social context of carers' reality.

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Additional Titles
International Social Work

Key Information

Type of Reference
Jour
ISBN/ISSN
0020-8728
Resource Database
Web of science - exported 12/7/2016
Publication Year
2010
Issue Number
1
Volume Number
53
Start Page
61-72