Determining the needs of spouses caring for aphasic partners.

  title={Determining the needs of spouses caring for aphasic partners.},
  author={A Michael Denman},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  volume={20 11},
PURPOSE The study aims to identify the needs of spouses caring for someone who has communication difficulties due to a stroke and to determine what solutions they felt would have helped to alleviate the difficulties they described. METHOD A qualitative approach was chosen in order to determine the carers needs from their point of view. Nine indepth interviews were undertaken with a self selected group of spouses caring for an aphasic partner in their own home. RESULTS Analysis of the… CONTINUE READING

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