Why caregivers of people with dementia and memory loss don't use services.

@article{Brodaty2005WhyCO,
  title={Why caregivers of people with dementia and memory loss don't use services.},
  author={Henry Brodaty and Cathy Thomson and Claire L. Thompson and Michael Fine},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={537-46}
}
OBJECTIVES To develop a typography of the characteristics of caregivers of community dwelling people with dementia or memory loss who do not use services and empirically investigate the reasons for service non-use. METHOD The findings of a literature review were used to develop a typography of caregivers' non-use of services. This typography was applied to a sample of community-based caregivers. RESULTS One in three caregivers were using no services and one in four only one service. Despite… CONTINUE READING