Engaging social support systems to improve quality of life for patients and carers

Ray, R.A., Street, A.F., and Love, A.W. (2005) Engaging social support systems to improve quality of life for patients and carers. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, 6 (s1). pp. 36-38.

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Abstract

Background: The availability of a strong supportive care network for people living with life limiting illness has been positively correlated to reduced stress and burden (1–3).

Objectives: This study examined the availability and importance of support networks to family carers of people living with ALS/MND.

Item ID: 9829
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 1471-180X
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2010 23:06
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920211 Palliative Care @ 100%
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