Women's experience of becoming caregivers to their ill partners: Gadamerian hermeneutics.

@article{Frankowska2011WomensEO,
  title={Women's experience of becoming caregivers to their ill partners: Gadamerian hermeneutics.},
  author={Dorota Frankowska and Rick Wiechula},
  journal={Australian journal of primary health},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={48-53}
}
The recent morbidity trends in Australia indicate a steep rise in the number of individuals living with chronic illness who rely on the assistance of mostly women carers. Consequently, supporting and promoting carers' health should be a priority to sustain their health, and ensure their ability to provide care to a significant other. This interpretive hermeneutic study explored the lived experience of women during the transition of becoming carers to their male partners with various health… CONTINUE READING