A pilot study of how information and communication technology may contribute to health promotion among elderly spousal carers in Norway.

@article{Torp2008APS,
  title={A pilot study of how information and communication technology may contribute to health promotion among elderly spousal carers in Norway.},
  author={Steffen Torp and Elizabeth Hanson and Solveig Hauge and Ingun Dina Ulstein and Lennart Magnusson},
  journal={Health & social care in the community},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={75-85}
}
The objective of this pilot Norwegian intervention study was to explore whether use of information and communication technology (ICT) by informal carers of frail elderly people living at home would enable them to gain more knowledge about chronic illness, caring and coping, establish an informal support network and reduce stress and related mental health problems. Potential participants were close relatives of an elderly person with a diagnosis of a chronic illness dwelling in the same… CONTINUE READING
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