Nicholas and Keilty - 2007 - An Evaluation of Dyadic Peer Support for Caregiving Parents of Children with Chronic Lung Disease Requiring Technology Assistance

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Source

Nicholas D, Keilty K

Nicholas.PNG

Year

 2007

Region

 Canada
 Ontario

Type

 Journal Article – Quasi-Experimental

Objective

 To evaluate a dyadic peer support intervention for families

Key Notes/Findings:

  • No significant changes over time on measures; limited instrument sensitivity an issue
  • Parents reported sharing their experiences and emotions and benefited from sustained communication with someone who could understand what they were going through
  • Participants generally appreciated peer support received through the matched model, with experiences enhanced through face-to-face contact

 

Reference:

Nicholas DB, Keilty K. An Evaluation of Dyadic Peer Support for Caregiving Parents of Children with Chronic Lung Disease Requiring Technology Assistance. Social Work in Health Care. 2007;44(3):245–59. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17548278


Acknowledgments:

Key Notes/Findings extracted with permission from:

Edelstein H, Schippke J, Sheffe S, Kingsnorth S. Children with medical complexity: a scoping review of interventions to support caregiver stress. Child Care Health Dev [Internet]. 2016 Nov 29 [cited 2016 Dec 5]; Available from: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cch.12430/abstract

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