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A Cross-European Study of Informal Carers’ Needs in the Context of Caring for Older People, and their Experiences with Professionals Working in Integrated Care Settings

Ambugo, Eliva A., De Bruin, Simone R., Masana, Lisa, MacInnes, Julie, Mateu, Nuri Cayuelas, Hagen, Terje, Arrue, Borja (2021) A Cross-European Study of Informal Carers’ Needs in the Context of Caring for Older People, and their Experiences with Professionals Working in Integrated Care Settings. International Journal of Integrated Care, . ISSN 1568-4156. (KAR id:89475)

Abstract

Introduction: Informal carers are increasingly relied on for support by older people and the health and social care systems that serve them. It is therefore important that health and social care professionals are knowledgeable about and responsive to informal carers’ needs. This study explores informal carers’ own needs within the context of caregiving; and examines, from the informal carers’ perspective, the extent to which professionals assess, understand and are responsive to informal carers’ needs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: informal carers, informal caregivers, person-centredness, needs assessment, goal setting
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
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Depositing User: Helen Wooldridge
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2021 13:21 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2022 12:27 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/89475 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

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