Hatton, Chris and Emerson, Eric and Akram, Yasmeen and Robertson, Janet M. and Shah, Robina (2000) South Asian carers of a child with severe intellectual disabilities : support and outcomes. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 44 (3-4). pp. 309-310. ISSN 0964-2633Full text not available from this repository.
The present paper reports the findings of a quantitative survey conducted with 150 South-Asian carers of a child with severe intellectual disabilities. The study covered a number of issues identified in a qualitative study as important by South-Asian carers. In particular, the survey focused on the support needs of the child and the family, formal and informal supports received by carers, and outcomes for both children and carers. The circumstances of families, the support that they received, and the outcomes experienced by children and carers are described. Links between family circumstances, support and outcomes are also investigated to determine the patterns of formal and informal support associated with positive outcomes for children and carers. These results are linked with findings from a previous paper to outline recommendations for policy and practice.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Intellectual Disability Research|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Health and Medicine > Health Research|
|Deposited By:||Mr Richard Ingham|
|Deposited On:||23 Apr 2010 16:50|
|Last Modified:||30 May 2016 00:00|
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