Thomas and Price - 2012 - Respite care in seven families with children with complex care needs

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Source

Thomas S, Price M

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Year

 2012

Region

 United Kingdom

Type

 Journal Article – Qualitative Study

Objective

 To evaluate whether the Community Children’s Nursing (CCN) respite service met parent’s needs

Key Notes/Findings:

  • Mothers’ valued the respite care, were reliant on the service and felt a reduction would be devastating
  • They were satisfied and confident with staff competence, noted positive parent-professional relationships; and identified consistent and familiar carers as important
  • Recommended greater access during periods of crisis and more involvement of families in carer recruitment processes

Reference:

Thomas S, Price M. Respite care in seven families with children with complex care needs. Nursing Children & Young People. 2012 Oct;24(8):24–7. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23167016


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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