Anyone can become physically, emotionally or mentally unwell, suddenly or over a space of time, and the person or people they live with then become home care-givers. There is rarely any time for preparation and reorganisation of a home situation, let alone any training. Home carers are simply expected to cope with the new circumstances, sometimes long-term. Read the expert tips and strategies to help you build the best 24/7 care possible.
Building Effective Home and Family Care-Giving: Communication, Collaboration, Coordination is a free white paper by Gráinne Smith, author of Surviving Family Care Giving.
- Who Is a Carer?
- Finding Relevant Information and Resources
- Building Good Home Communication and Teamwork
- Carer Survival
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Demography presents the highest quality original research of scholars in a broad range of disciplines, including anthropology, biology, economics, geography, history, psychology, public health, sociology, and statistics. The journal encompasses a wide variety of methodological approaches to population research. Its geographic focus is global, with articles addressing demographic matters from around the planet. Its temporal scope is broad, as represented by research that explores demographic phenomena spanning the ages from past to present, and reaching toward the future.
2011 Impact Factor: 1.931
These recent articles have been highly cited and are available to read for free until September 30th, 2012:
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Administration in Social Work gives free articles to access and download until December 31, 2011:
Administration in Social Work and the National Network for Social Work Managers also offer the Slavin-Patti Award for Scholarly Excellence for the best article published in each volume:
HKU library users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2529066
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