Residential respite care is associated with family carers experiencing financial strain.

@article{Aggar2014ResidentialRC,
  title={Residential respite care is associated with family carers experiencing financial strain.},
  author={Christina Aggar and Susan M Ronaldson and Ian D Cameron},
  journal={Australasian journal on ageing},
  year={2014},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={93-8}
}
AIM Care services for older people are provided with the expectation of supporting carers in their caregiving role. The aim of the study is to investigate the association between the utilisation of care services by older people and the caregiving experience. METHODS Cross-sectional design, involving a cohort of family carers (n = 119) of frail older people (≥70 years) enrolled in a clinical trial of frailty treatment in metropolitan Sydney from 2008 to 2011. The caregiving experience was… CONTINUE READING

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