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Recent Findings The Gerontologist; Vol. These caregivers were divided up racially and included the following ethnicities: This research found that White caregivers were more often spouses of the elder than other groups.
White caregivers also reported more depression and viewed caregiving as stressful more often than did African Americans. The research suggests that other minority groups may not have more available support than do White caregivers.
Home care, Caregiving-other family Data was collected from a nationally representative sample of Long-Term Care LTC claimants who received benefits while living in a community dwelling and of their informal caregivers. It Annotated bibliography elderly abuse found that the LTC insurance benefits those who truly are dependent on ongoing care.
A majority of the policyholders said that they were happy with their benefits, understood them and found it easy to file claims.
A significant amount of disabled elders claim they are able to remain home instead of being institutionalized because of the LTC insurance. Also, the LTC insurance reduces the stress on informal caregivers. It was hypothesized that depression, as well as dementia, could be significant risk factors for abuse or neglect.
Social Roles as Process: First, health changes across different stages of involvement in the role of caring for an ill or disabled family member inside the home are explored.
Additionally, it is investigated whether or not health effects of caregiving vary depending on employment.
Findings indicate that psychological stress increases as women move into and continue caring for an ill or disabled person. The Dynamics of Caregiving: By categorizing the transitions of caregiver into three stages: The study proposes that daughters are more likely to enter the caregiving role than wives, and daughters are more likely to place their care recipient in an institution.
The study focuses on the social involvement, family support, and the psychological well-being of the caregiver at each stage. Prevalence and Impact of Caregiving: From this data, ways in which dementia care is different from other caregiving is documented.
Dementia caregivers spend more hours weekly providing care than nondementia caregivers. Also reported were more employment complications, more caregiver strain, problems with mental health, a greater impact on time for leisure and other family members and more family conflict. These findings suggest that there need to be programs that tailor to the unique challenges that dementia caregivers face.
Hierarchical logistic regression models were estimated separately and four services were examined: These were analyzed to determine whether there are culturally based differences in attitudes toward the need for services that affect their likelihood of use.Multidisciplinary bibliography and directory intended for human service professionals.
|Annotated Bibliography Elder Law and Abuse Prevention in Nursing Homes In this annotated bibliography the focus will remain on the study of elder law and its application to the prevention of elder abuse in nursing homes.|
Covers literature published since The annotated entries focus on abuse in family settings, while other entries treat both family and nonfamily settings. Contains glossary, classified index, and list of journal abbreviations. Directory presents state and national sources.
2. LTSS Research: Annotated Literature Review. Elder Abuse in Indian Country. Causes of Abuse. It was long believed that elder abuse was not a problem for Native peoples based on the widely held.
Annotated Bibliography Elderly Abuse. Fear and violence in Canada's nursing homes. Retrieved May 1, The author of this article, David McKie a CBC crew member describes the situation of nursing homes in Canada. He talks about abuse from the staff and from the seniors. In this annotated bibliography the focus will remain on the study of elder law and its application to the prevention of elder abuse in nursing homes.
This bibliography will also focus on methods of prevention of abuse including more education, reform laws, and reduction of hours worked by clinical nurses. The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) serves as a national resource for elder rights advocates, law enforcement and legal professionals, public policy leaders, researchers, and citizens.
It is the mission of NCEA to promote understanding, knowledge sharing, and . Annotated Bibliography Elderly Abuse. Retrieved May 1, The author of this article, David McKie a CBC crew member describes the situation of nursing homes in Canada.
He talks about abuse from the staff and from the seniors.