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Brereton, L.

Interventions for adult family carers of people who have had a stroke: A systematic review

Objective: A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions for adult family carers of people with stroke, and an exploratory examination of the relationship between the conceptual basis of these interventions and their effectiveness.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:15

'Seeking': a key activity for new family carers of stroke survivors

Stroke is one of the major causes of disability in the United Kingdom and considerable numbers of stroke survivors need help and support from family carers, The sudden and unexpected nature of stroke means that there is very little time for family members to prepare for a caring role. This paper draws on data from 37 interviews with 14 new carers of stroke survivors and highlights the uncertainty and lack of confidence that family members experience in adopting a caring role.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:12