The prevalence of potentially abusive behaviours in family caregiving: findings from a national survey of family carers of older people.

@article{Lafferty2016ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of potentially abusive behaviours in family caregiving: findings from a national survey of family carers of older people.},
  author={Attracta Lafferty and Gerard M Fealy and Carmel Downes and Jonathan Drennan},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2016},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={703-7}
}
BACKGROUND family caregiving can be both rewarding and fulfilling; however, conflicts can occur in the caregiving relationship, and some family carers may engage in behaviours that could be potentially harmful to the older person for whom them provide care. OBJECTIVE to determine the prevalence of potentially abusive behaviours towards older people by… CONTINUE READING