Fatherhood and children with complex healthcare needs: qualitative study of fathering, caring and parenting

@inproceedings{Hobson2011FatherhoodAC,
  title={Fatherhood and children with complex healthcare needs: qualitative study of fathering, caring and parenting},
  author={Lucie Hobson and Jane Noyes},
  booktitle={BMC nursing},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Fathers are increasingly providing substantial amounts of technical and nursing care to growing numbers of children with complex healthcare needs. This exploratory study reports some of the first in-depth evidence of fathers' experiences and presents a research agenda in this critically under-researched area. METHODS We conducted in-depth qualitative interviews with 8 fathers who provided a substantial amount of complex technical and nursing care for their child at home. The aim… CONTINUE READING