Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) families dealing with dementia: an examination of the experiences and perceptions of multicultural community link workers.

@article{Boughtwood2011CulturallyAL,
  title={Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) families dealing with dementia: an examination of the experiences and perceptions of multicultural community link workers.},
  author={Desiree Leone Boughtwood and Christopher Shanley and Jon E. Adams and Yvonne Santalucia and Helena Kyriazopoulos and Dimity Pond and Jeffery S. Rowland},
  journal={Journal of cross-cultural gerontology},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={365-77}
}
Dementia is a chronic illness involving increasing levels of care, often provided by family members, particularly in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Multicultural community link workers are often the primary service providers assisting families to access health and welfare services and as such have extensive experience of, and possess in-depth knowledge about, CALD family care-giving for dementia. While research has been undertaken on dementia in CALD communities, this… CONTINUE READING

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