Job-related stress and coping among home-care workers with elderly people.

@article{Bartoldus1989JobrelatedSA,
  title={Job-related stress and coping among home-care workers with elderly people.},
  author={E Bartoldus and B Gillery and Paul Sturges},
  journal={Health & social work},
  year={1989},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={204-10}
}
Little is known about the job-related stress of home-care workers from the point of view of the workers themselves. Thirty-two home-care workers from six community-based, home-care programs sponsored by New York area Catholic Charities agencies were studied. The subjects predominantly were female, white, observant Christians, with a median age of 49 years. Test scores revealed little reported stress; however, interviews revealed significant stress that resulted primarily from interpersonal… CONTINUE READING