Ageing, care dependency, and care for older people in Egypt: a review of the literature.

@article{Boggatz2005AgeingCD,
  title={Ageing, care dependency, and care for older people in Egypt: a review of the literature.},
  author={Thomas Boggatz and Theo W. N. Dassen},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 8B},
  pages={56-63}
}
AIMS The purpose of this study was to gain an overview of the current situation of ageing and elderly care in Egypt and to consider the ensuing socio-economical problems, which provide the framework for the provision of care. BACKGROUND Recent discussions about demographic transition in developing countries suggest a change in their age group composition. Possible implications of this development for nursing care require closer examination. METHOD Literature about ageing and elderly care in… CONTINUE READING