Parents' need for respite care: A discussion based on a literature review
2005 (English)Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The article is based on a literature review on respite care for families with children with disabilities. Parents need a break in order to rest and get energy to manage and cope with their daily lives. Four different themes concerning family suppport have appearded in research: Parents' needs for support, parents' feeling of stress, parents' satisfaction/dissatisfaction and the importance of education and training of respite staff. These topics are reoccurring in research.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2005. no 1-2, 5-14 p.
family support, children with disabilities, parents needs, short-term care, respite care
Social Work Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified Social Work
Research subject Child and Youth Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-25997OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-25997DiVA: diva2:201633
ProjectsFamily support [Familjestödsprojektet]