Informal carers’ experience of caring for stroke survivors

Lorraine M. Smith, Maggie Lawrence, Susan M. Kerr, Peter Langhorne, Kennedy R. Lees

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Abstract

Stroke is the third most common cause of death in industrialized countries and a major cause of adult disability. However, the burden of caring for stroke survivors usually rests with family members who have neither chosen nor volunteered for the role of ‘carer’. This paper reports on a study which aimed to describe the experience of caring for a stroke survivor at one year after stroke in Scotland.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Advanced Nursing
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Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2004

Keywords

  • stroke
  • carers
  • rehabilitation

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