The needs of informal caregivers of elderly people living at home: an integrative review.

@article{Silva2013TheNO,
  title={The needs of informal caregivers of elderly people living at home: an integrative review.},
  author={Alcione Silva and Helena Jorge Teixeira and Maria Jo{\~a}o Cardoso Teixeira and Susana Cardoso de Freitas},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of caring sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={792-803}
}
BACKGROUND Over the past years, researchers have developed studies about informal caregivers who care for the elderly living at home. Meeting these needs can help these professionals to provide more appropriate care. AIM To explore and define the current status of published literature related to the needs of informal caregivers who care for the elderly living at home. METHOD This study follows an integrative literature review using Whittemore and Knafl's method. Given the lack of higher… CONTINUE READING

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