Lauren Thompson

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Factors related to families' perceptions of internal resources when raising children with developmental disabilities were examined. Families enrolled in a Cash Subsidy Program were surveyed about their resources, use of services, and helpfulness of social supports. Parents saw their basic resources for daily life as adequate. However, they reported that(More)
Staff stress and burnout is a prominent area of research in relation to services for people with intellectual disabilities. The aim of this article is to review the literature in relation to organizational climate in order to investigate whether there is a relationship between organizational variables and staff burnout. A systematic literature search(More)
A broad range of factors have been identified as having an impact on burnout and performance. To improve our understanding of how these factors interact, a model of carer stress is tested. Staff were surveyed in residential units, assessments included burnout, organizational factors, staff cognitions and ratings of resident challenging behavior. The(More)
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