Restructuring life: preparing for and beginning a new caregiving role.

@article{SilvaSmith2007RestructuringLP,
  title={Restructuring life: preparing for and beginning a new caregiving role.},
  author={Amy L Silva-Smith},
  journal={Journal of family nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={99-116}
}
Family caregivers of stroke survivors who are just beginning their role must learn new skills and incorporate new knowledge into their daily activities. This can be a time of increased anxiety and stress for them. Nurses and other health professionals need more knowledge about this transition from the perspective of the caregivers. The purpose of this grounded theory study was to describe the process associated with preparing for and beginning a new caregiving role following a family member's… CONTINUE READING

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