Dementia: The family caregiver's perspective

  title={Dementia: The family caregiver's perspective},
  author={Margaret Butterworth},
The personal account of a daughter is presented, who, over a period of fifteen years, has cared for her mother with multi-infarct dementia at home. Family caregivers need a diagnosis and information to help them to understand and deal with the ongoing changes which take place in the person they know. The GP is a vital point of reference. Caregivers need to know about how to obtain services. They need support. Problems arise in the way services are delivered. There needs to be greater… CONTINUE READING