The quality of life of spouse dementia caregivers: changes associated with yielding to formal care and widowhood.

@article{Bond2003TheQO,
  title={The quality of life of spouse dementia caregivers: changes associated with yielding to formal care and widowhood.},
  author={Malcolm J. Bond and Michael James Clark and Suzanne L. Davies},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 12},
  pages={2385-95}
}
The focus of the study was the effect on spouse dementia caregivers of relinquishing care. The study used a longitudinal design, in which a group of 150 dementia caregivers were interviewed 2 years apart (designated Time 1 and Time 2), with data collected from both continuing caregivers and those who had relinquished care. The aims were to determine the extent to which changes over time in quality of life differed between continuing caregivers, those who had yielded to formal care, and those… CONTINUE READING

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