Difficulties experienced by carers from non-English-speaking backgrounds in using health and other support services.

@article{Plunkett1996DifficultiesEB,
  title={Difficulties experienced by carers from non-English-speaking backgrounds in using health and other support services.},
  author={Angela M Plunkett and S. Darline Quine},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  year={1996},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={
          27-32
        }
}
The proportion of the Australian population from non-English-speaking backgrounds is increasing (particularly among the elderly, who are more likely to be disabled), but their use of health care services and institutions is proportionately lower than that for other Australians, and many care for a family member with a disability or illness at home. The study objective was to document the experiences of such carers in using health and other support services in order to understand the reasons for… CONTINUE READING
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