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Aartsen, Marja J.

Diversity in Older Adults' Care Networks: The Added Value of Individual Beliefs and Social Network Proximity

Objectives: Policy reforms in long-term care require an increased share of informal caregivers in elderly care. This may be more feasible for older adults who (believe they) can organize the care themselves and have a local social network.

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 14:52

Trust: an essential condition in the application of a caregiver support intervention in nursing practice

Background: The recent policy of deinstitutionalization of health care in Western countries has resulted in a growing number of people - including elderly - with severe mental illness living in the community where they rely on families and others for support in daily living. Caregiving for partners, parents, children, and significant others can be a stressful experience and has been associated with psychosocial problems and poorer physical health. To support caregivers, a new, complex, nurse-led caregiver - centered intervention was developed.

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 10:27