Younger people with dementia and their carers

Author:
McERLEAN Seamus
Publisher:
University of East Anglia
Publication year:
2001
Pagination:
66p.
Place of publication:
Norwich

Report of small scale qualitative research project into the lives of younger people with dementia and their carers. reviews existing literature on dementia in this group, then analyses the findings of the research, with reference to such issues as prevalence; the personal experience of sufferers and carers; diagnosis, information and the right to know; relationships with carers, children, the extended family and community; and sources of support. Ends with conclusions and recommendations for future practice.

Subject terms:
interpersonal relationships, literature reviews, user views, Alzheimers disease, carers, dementia, families;
Content type:
research
Series name:
Social Work Monographs
Series no:
188
ISBN print:
1 85784 083 6

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