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Carers' experience of providing care for people with long term conditions

Background to the Project The Department of Health commissioned a brief scoping study be carried out in order amass evidence concerning people with long term conditions’ use of health and social care services. This report covers a related study that examined literature containing evidence on informal carer’s experiences of providing care to people within the target groups.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:23

Why do older people in New Zealand enter residential care rather than choosing to remain at home, and who makes that decision?

To investigate why older people with high support needs entered residential care and who made that decision. Longitudinal study in three New Zealand cities. Participants: older people (n = 144); (unpaid) caregivers (n = 47); service co-ordinators (n = 12); multidisciplinary team members (n = 4). Questionnaires: InterRAI Minimum Data Set Assessments Home Care; Caregiver Reaction Assessment; Mastery and control. Semi-structured interview questions focussing on decision-making, and concerns that might result in residential care entry.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:13

Carers and assessment

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:09