Creating avenues for relative empowerment (CARE): a pilot test of an intervention to improve outcomes of hospitalized elders and family caregivers.

@article{Li2003CreatingAF,
  title={Creating avenues for relative empowerment (CARE): a pilot test of an intervention to improve outcomes of hospitalized elders and family caregivers.},
  author={Hong Li and Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Robert McCann and Jariya Chatcheydang and Christina Koulouglioti and Lynn Wemett Nichols and M Lee and Akhtar Ghassemi},
  journal={Research in nursing & health},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={284-99}
}
The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a family caregiver-focused intervention program (CARE) on the outcomes of hospitalized elders and their family caregivers. A randomized clinical trial was conducted with 49 family caregivers of hospitalized elders in a university medical center in upstate New York. Driven by self-regulation and role theories, the two-phase CARE program consisted of: (a). a mutual agreement consisting of family caregiving activities during… CONTINUE READING

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