TITLE

Who pays and who benefits? How different models of shared responsibilities between formal and informal carers influence projections of costs of dementia management

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p793
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study of different models of shared responsibilities between formal and informal carers which influence projections of costs of dementia management in Australia. It mentions that factors including length of disease, severity of symptoms, and type of care provided were examined to determine accurately the future costs. It reports that the ratio between the prevalence of people with mild/moderate/severe dementia will change over three decades from 2010 to 2040.
ACCESSION #
67071066

 

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