Family members providing home-based palliative care to older adults: the enactment of multiple roles.

@article{Clemmer2008FamilyMP,
  title={Family members providing home-based palliative care to older adults: the enactment of multiple roles.},
  author={Sarah J Clemmer and Catherine Ward-Griffin and Dorothy Forbes},
  journal={Canadian journal on aging = La revue canadienne du vieillissement},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={267-83}
}
Canadians are experiencing increased life expectancy and chronic illness requiring end-of-life care. There is limited research on the multiple roles for family members providing home-based palliative care. Based on a larger ethnographic study of client-family-provider relationships in home-based palliative care, this qualitative secondary analysis explores the enactment of multiple roles for family members providing home-based palliative care to seniors with advanced cancer. Family members had… CONTINUE READING

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