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Information needs of carers of elderly people

Janet Abrahams

Information needs of carers of elderly people

by Janet Abrahams

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Published by Croydon Community Health Council in Croydon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementresearch conducted by Miss Janet Abrahams.
ContributionsCroydon Community Health Council.
The Physical Object
Pagination34p.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14475220M

The new palliAGED Practice Tip Sheets are designed to support #agedcarenurses & #careworkers in providing quality care for older people at the #EndofLife. The sets cover 29 commonly encountered issues like #dementia, #woundmanagement & #palliativecare. Reviewed by experts and suited to current Australian context, they are also a valuable addition to your teaching & training materials. Download. People who have had a stroke, their friends and families need timely, accurate and appropriate information as a vital part of their care. Relevant information can help people understand their illness, feel in control, reduce anxiety and uncertainty, and is often the most important factor in ensuring satisfaction with the care they receive (Paul and Fleck, ).

This is reflected more in low-income countries, e.g., in China 12 million elderly people are in need of assistance in their day to day life while only % are accommodated in institutional care. In contrast, in high-income countries, % of elderly are in some sort of institutional care. Libraries provide information for people who live and work in the community. What information is needed? Meeting the information needs of the community calls for a variety of resources and a broad understanding of the kinds of questions that patrons may need answered. The truth is out there — and a lot of people expect [ ].

Abstract Background: Recent research identified the issue that family carers of people with diabetes at the end of life (EOL) did not receive sufficient information to enable them to help their relative manage their diabetes at the EOL. Aim: The aim of the current study was to undertake a literature review to identify the information needs of family carers of people with diabetes at the by: 7.   Information needs of patients and carers following stroke Information needs of patients and carers following stroke Garrett, Dawne; Cowdell, Fiona This pilot study aimed to discover the perceived information needs of patients and carers at two, 20 and 90 days post stroke. Particular attention was paid to preferences about when, by whom and in what format information.


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The Information Needs of Elderly People: an Exploratory Study [Anthea Tinker, Claudine McCreadie, Ann Salvage] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: Elderly people and their information needs.

Book. Full-text available. ,"The information needs of elderly, disabled elderly people, and their carers. Research report published by the. Information needs of elderly, disabled people and their carers. Key Information. Type of Reference Book Publisher Disability information trust Resource Database Hmic Publication Year Language English.

Authors. Barrett, Julia; Keywords. carers; Information needs; older people; Physical disabilities; Themes. Carers needs; Caring for older. The main objective of this survey is to know the information needs of the elderly people in the rural commu- nity in China which is experiencing a rapid growth of its elderly population.

The paper is structured as follows. Section 2 reviews related literature works. Many treatment strategies either need modification or are not appropriate for patients with dementia. Treatment options will often depend on the setting of care and the availability of carers and.

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Provide specific interventions to carers where indicated, including education, information, counselling, and support. To help the carer, provide the care recipient with specific interventions, including regular service provision, aids and equipment, and respite by: Few studies have comprehensively examined the area of information needs with respect to older people in the UK.

The information needs of disabled older people have perhaps been even more neglected. One of the first major studies was carried out by Epstein (), of the Research Institute for Consumer Affairs (RICA).

This examined the information on benefits and services available to older people in England and how they used that by: An elderly person needs proper nutrition to stay healthy and enjoy a comfortable life. Have a nutritionist or caregiver go over a daily meal plan to know what foods best fit that person's lifestyle.

Meals can be prepared weekly so it is easier for the senior citizen to heat and eat a warm meal every day. Chapter 4 – Personal Care Principles of Caregiving: Aging and Physical Disabilities Revised January B. SKIN CARE Older adults and people with disabilities are susceptible to skin problems because of changes that happen as a person ages.

Skin health can also be affected by medical conditions, pain, depression, confusion and/or Size: KB. The legal information needs of older people Older people find it difficult to identify what they need or want to know about their legal rights.

Studies on the legal needs of older people found that they need information on the legal aspects of: Accommodation and housing e.g. nature of tenancy, rights of rentersFile Size: KB. needs for the elderly people. Williamson (), found out in his research of older persons, that the most important information needs were health, income and finance followed by recreation, government policies for them, consumer and housing/ accommodation.

Hence there was a need for in-depth qualitative research designed to give a detailed insight into the needs of a large number of blind and partially sighted people and how these needs change over time, in order to inform policy and practice development.

See how NHS Digital has worked with those who receive care, their carers as well as health and social care professionals to understand the social care information needs of older people.

This case study forms part of our Design in Social Care Programme. This case study forms part of our Design in Social Care Programme.

This report concentrates on the information needs of informal caregivers providing care during the end stage of the loved one's life. Once it has been determined that the ill person cannot be cured and that death is likely to happen within a few weeks or months, the informal caregiver is faced with a new situation and a new set of questions.

The information needs of older people who choose supportive care over dialysis: a case study approach. Consequently, more men and younger people are contributing to daily care. The aim of this study was to explore the positive as well as negative dimensions of caring in HF across a range of carer characteristics.

Fourteen semi‐structured interviews were conducted with informal carers of people with HF in the UK (median age 71; female 10).Author: Sarah Barnes, Katharine Whittingham. A growing diversity of aged care needs 46 Trends in the availability of informal carers 56 The influence of price and wealth on demand 59 Calculating the trends in demand 65 4 A framework for assessing aged care 71 A new vision for care and support 72 Caring for older Australians — what role for government.

Older people; Improving care for older people; Improving care for older people. Advances in health care have helped people in England to live longer than ever before.

As a result, the number of older people in England is growing significantly and this rate of. requested some information •We wish to bring together our knowledge, experiences and resources into one place that might be shared by others The content of the pack was based on the findings from 8 focus groups and from conversations with people with dementia, family carers and care staff asking what their information needs were.

TOLD IN. Some current policies for financial provision for older people assume that people's needs during later life increase as they age, but the basis for this assumption is unclear. There is a lack of evidence about how people's resources, needs and aspirations change as they move through later life and how these changes could trigger 'poverty'.Age UK provides information and advice on many topics that you may need help with in later life.

Get advice on money, care, health, housing and more. We use cookies to give you the best experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our policy. Please help us be there for older people in need.

By donating today, you could. The purpose of needs assessment in health care is to gather the information required to bring about change beneficial to the health of the population. It is generally, but not universally, accepted that this takes place within the context of finite resources.

1 “Health gain” can therefore be achieved by reallocating resources as a result of Cited by: