Experiences of family carers of older people with mental health problems in the acute general hospital: a qualitative study.

@article{Clissett2013ExperiencesOF,
  title={Experiences of family carers of older people with mental health problems in the acute general hospital: a qualitative study.},
  author={Philip C Clissett and Davina Porock and Rowan H Harwood and John R. F. Gladman},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={69 12},
  pages={2707-16}
}
AIMS To explore the experiences of family carers of people with cognitive impairment during admission to hospital. BACKGROUND Providing appropriate care in acute hospitals for people with co-morbid cognitive impairment, especially dementia or delirium or both, is challenging to healthcare professionals. One key element is close working with family members. DESIGN Qualitative interview study. METHODS Semi-structured interviews with family carers of 34 older people who had been admitted to… CONTINUE READING
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