Family Carers of Older People in Europe

A Six-Country Comparative Study

Edited by: Giovanni Lamura, Christopher Kofahl, Hanneli Dohner

his book presents the main results of the European research project EUROFAMCARE. It provides an overview of the current situation of family carers of older people in six European countries in relation to the availability, use and acceptability of support services. The presented findings aim at aiding policy and decision-makers to understand the critical importance of family carers now and in the coming decades to improve their situation and to encourage them in their invaluable work of caring.

328 pages

Publication Date: 11/26/2008
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9783825810894