Providing Services to Family Caregivers at Home: Challenges and Recommendations for Health and Human Service Professions
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The home represents a relatively new arena for practice for most service providers, especially those working with families of persons with dementia. This article describes four key factors to consider when working with caregivers of persons with dementia in their homes. The authors also discuss seven common challenges of service provision in the home and recommend strategies for addressing these challenges.
Toth-Cohen, S., Gitlin, L.G., Corcoran, M.A., Eckhardt, S., Johns, P., & Lipsitt, R. (2001). Providing services to family caregivers at home: challenges and recommendations for health and human services professions. Alzheimer's Care Quarterly, 2, 23-32.