Liz Mestheneos

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PURPOSE This article explores the experiences of family carers of older people in using support services in six European countries: Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Sweden, and the UK. DESIGN AND METHODS Following a common protocol, data were collected from national samples of approximately 1,000 family carers per country and clustered into comparable(More)
This article presents selected findings of the EUROFAMCARE research project, reporting up-to-date information on the use and accessibility of support services for family carers of older people in six European countries representing different typologies of welfare systems (Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Sweden and the UK). Data were collected by means of(More)
We, organisers and participants of the 1st European conference on ‘Bridging Knowledge in Long-Term Care and Support: Crossing Boundaries between Disabilities and Ageing’, funded by the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC) and held in Barcelona, Spain, 5–7 March 2009, acknowledge the importance and relevance of knowledge transfer between the(More)
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