Perceptions related to time in a qualitative study of informal carers of terminally ill cancer patients.
Caring for a terminally ill relative is a complex, time-consuming experience..
Demands on carers'time stem from a variety of sources, notably the practical and emotional work they must perform..
Carers should be helped to plan their time effectively..
Carers need to come to terms with their perceptions about past, present and future..
Achieving some sense of equilibrium in the caring role is important..
Professionals working with families experiencing terminal illness have a duty to assess each family individually in order to provide appropriate help and support.
Mots-clés Pascal : Aidant, Milieu familial, Aide thérapeutique, A domicile, Homme, Malade état grave, Expérience personnelle, Gestion, Temps, Planification, Support social
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Caregiver, Family environment, Therapeutic assistance, At home, Human, Critically ill, Personal experience, Management, Time, Planning, Social support
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0404294
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 25/01/1999.