Paid Caregiver Communication With Homebound Older Adults, Their Families, and the Health Care Team.

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Summary of "Paid Caregiver Communication With Homebound Older Adults, Their Families, and the Health Care Team."

Although paid caregivers (e.g., home health aides and home care workers) provide essential care for homebound older adults with serious illness in their homes, little is known about how and to whom paid caregivers communicate about the health needs they encounter. This study explored how paid caregivers (i) communicate when older adults experience symptoms or clinical changes and (ii) interact with the health care team.


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Name: The Gerontologist
ISSN: 1758-5341


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