Milligan, Christine (2006) Caring for older people in the 21st century: notes from a small island. Health and Place, 12 (3). pp. 320-331. ISSN 1353-8292Full text not available from this repository.
Drawing on carer narratives from research undertaken in New Zealand, this paper considers the interrelationship between place and the care-giving experience. In doing so, it considers: first, how informal carers of older people experience the transition in the place of care from the home to care homes; second, how they negotiate new identities for themselves as carers in these new care settings; and third, carers’ views on how we might develop more inclusive models of care in care home settings. While much current work on care-giving in the home highlights the blurring of the boundaries between formal and informal care-giving, this paper suggests that the blurring of the boundaries of care may also be manifest in an increased penetration of informal care-giving within the semi-public space of the residential care home.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Health and Place|
|Additional Information:||RAE_import_type : Journal article RAE_uoa_type : Social Work and Social Policy & Administration|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Care transitions ; Place ; Informal care ; Older people ; Care homes|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Health and Medicine > Health Research|
|Deposited On:||19 Mar 2008 14:00|
|Last Modified:||17 Sep 2013 08:21|
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