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Effects of the home environmental skill-building program on the caregiver-care recipient dyad.

The Gerontologist

Author: Gitlin, L. N., Winter, L., Corcoran, M., Dennis, M. P.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2003


The authors examine the 6-month effects of the Environmental Skill-Building Program on caregiver well being and care recipient functioning and whether effects vary by caregiver gender, race, and relationship. After discussing the methods and results, they found out that the program reduces burden and enhances caregiver well being in select domains and has added benefit for women and spouses.

Further Details

Full Title: The Gerontologist
Pages: 532-546
Volume: 43
Issue: 3
Accession Number: September, 2011
Electronic Resource Number: 10.1093/geront/43.4.532
Keywords: North America, carer, behavioural, cognitive, modification
Reads: 218