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ERIC Number: EJ364566
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Respite Care: A Partnership Between a Veterans Administration Nursing Home and Families to Care for Frail Elders at Home.
Berman, Stephen; And Others
Gerontologist, v27 n5 p581-84 Oct 1987
Describes Respite Program which provided 4 weeks inpatient care over one year to frail older veterans who lived with unpaid caregiver. Program personnel taught 850 families health care delivery skills needed to maintain a disabled person at home and how to build community support systems. Program prevented inappropriate placement by providing relief to sustain in-home caregiver. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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