TITLE

One in six caregivers distressed

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/5/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 14, pE676
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a survey by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) indicated that one out of six people who had given informal care to seniors have experienced distress and that seniors are also at risk to be in distress. The study has found a majority about 98% among seniors who relied home care support from spouse, children, friend, and neighbor for emotional support and assistance. Caregivers are also likely to be more distressed when providing care for their spouse.
ACCESSION #
54711966

 

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