Caring Families: Supports and Interventions
Deborah S. Bass
Publisher: Natl Assn of Social Workers Pr (July 1990)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.7 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
Advances in medical technology enable the ill or disabled family member to live longer, and changes in the economic structure of the family often take the caregiver away from the home and into the workplace. The author identifies the stress factors and rewards that affect families and presents techniques to help the professional support them.
Special Features *Addresses the benefits and risks of caregiving to caregiver and family. *Helps practitioners prepare caregiving families to meet current needs. *Includes extensive directories of federal and state agencies. *Examines implications for professional practice and research.