Study by Caritas Institute of Higher Education sheds light on challenges faced by family caregivers of persons with advanced illnesses

16 Jan 2023
Dr. Theresa LAI Tze Kwan, Associate Professor of Practice, Programme Leader of Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) (Academic), from School of Health Sciences of Caritas Institute of Higher Education, conducted the study on "Family Caregivers of Persons with Advanced Illnesses" which aims to (i) determine the high-risk factors of caregiver stress in Hong Kong; (ii) investigate the relationship amongst the caregiver stress, care recipients' illness and the employer support; and (iii) explore any difference in types of caregiver stress between employed and unemployed caregivers by means of questionnaire survey and in-depth interviews.

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