Caregiver issues and AIDS orphans: perspectives from a social worker focus group.

@article{Paige1997CaregiverIA,
  title={Caregiver issues and AIDS orphans: perspectives from a social worker focus group.},
  author={C Y Paige and Mark Scott Johnson},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={89 10},
  pages={684-8}
}
This study examines social workers' perceptions of the needs of families coping with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). This research investigates the problems of family caregivers of children orphaned by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related death of their parents. A qualitative semistructured interview format was used in a focus group of 18 social workers. Four questions were designed to assess family needs and resources, as well as to evaluate the social workers' perspectives of… CONTINUE READING

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