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Running Head:-Experience of Formal Caregivers of Elders the Experience of Formal Caregivers of Elders in Two Selected Institutions

@inproceedings{Dawud2018RunningHO,
  title={Running Head:-Experience of Formal Caregivers of Elders the Experience of Formal Caregivers of Elders in Two Selected Institutions},
  author={Meriem Dawud},
  year={2018}
}
This study examined the experience of formal caregivers of elders at MHEMD and KICCE. Prior studies emphasized on family caregivers of elders and the experiences of formal caregivers of elders in Ethiopia remain understudied. A qualitative, exploratory multiple case study was employed. Fourteen formal caregivers with age range from 18-52 years old, nine were female and five were males. Five key informants and three elders were selected by using purposive sampling. In-depth interview, key… 

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