Exploring factors and caregiver outcomes associated with feelings of preparedness for caregiving in family caregivers in palliative care: a correlational, cross-sectional study.

@article{Henriksson2013ExploringFA,
  title={Exploring factors and caregiver outcomes associated with feelings of preparedness for caregiving in family caregivers in palliative care: a correlational, cross-sectional study.},
  author={Annette Henriksson and Kristofer Franz{\'e}n Arestedt},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={639-46}
}
BACKGROUND Family caregivers in palliative care often report feeling insufficiently prepared to handle the caregiver role. Preparedness has been confirmed as a variable that may actually protect family caregiver well-being. Preparedness refers to how ready family caregivers perceive they are for the tasks and demands in the caregiving role. AIM The aim of this study was to explore factors associated with preparedness and to further investigate whether preparedness is associated with caregiver… CONTINUE READING
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