Medication administration hassles reported by family caregivers of dependent elderly persons.

  title={Medication administration hassles reported by family caregivers of dependent elderly persons.},
  author={Shirley S. Travis and L S Bethea and Peter A S Winn},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  volume={55 7},
BACKGROUND Even under the new long-term care mantra for increased home- and community-based care options, attention to and an understanding of the ways that family caregivers are managing complex care for dependent elderly persons, for example, with medication administration, have been slow to materialize. METHODS Twenty-three family caregivers completed semistructured, face-to-face interviews to capture the shared and idiosyncratic experiences of individuals responsible for all aspects of… CONTINUE READING

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