Family Carers of Older People in Europe: A Six-country Comparative Study
Giovanni Lamura, Hanneli Döhner, Christopher Kofahl
LIT Verlag Münster, 2008 - Social Science - 321 pages
"his book presents the main results of the European research project EUROFAMCARE. It provides an overview of the current situation of family carers of older people in six European countries in relation to the availability, use and acceptability of support services. The presented findings aim at aiding policy and decision-makers to understand the critical importance of family carers now and in the coming decades to improve their situation and to encourage them in their invaluable work of caring.
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18th Congress analysis assessment Audit Commission behavioural problems burden care-receivers cared-for older cared-for person caregiving situations carer support carers of older caring situation characteristics cluster cognitive cognitive disorder cohabiting countries dementia dependent older distribution Elder Elder’s needs EUROFAMCARE European Euros family caregivers gender Germany Gerontology Greece Italy Poland Greece N Greek sample IADL dependency important Independent variable indicated interviews Italian Italy Poland Sweden Keady living logistic regression Maidenhead memory problems metropolitan motivation negative impact Nolan older person open response organisations outcomes Poland Sweden UK positive value questionnaire recruitment regions regression regression analysis relevant reported respite care response options role scale Scottish Executive service providers services for older social specific status support services Supporting Family Carers Swedish sample T1 and T2 T1 to T2 Table tion total number types of support variables Yes Yes