Becoming a carer for an elderly person after discharge from an acute hospital admission

@inproceedings{Grimmer2004BecomingAC,
  title={Becoming a carer for an elderly person after discharge from an acute hospital admission},
  author={Karen A Grimmer and James R. Moss and Julie Falco},
  year={2004}
}
Objective: To describe the perceptions of people taking on a new or expanded caring role for an elderly patient recently hospitalised with a new or intensified health problem. Design: Observational study collecting qualitative data monthly for six months following patients’ discharge from hospital and attempted return to independent living in the community. Setting: Four South Australian acute hospitals (one metropolitan, three country). Subjects: 34 unpaid carers were nominated by 100 patients… CONTINUE READING

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