Respite care and short breaks: what works and at what cost?
It is important to find out which services benefit people with dementia and their carers most: in particular whether carers gain more support from respite care and short breaks or from other services. Hilary Arksey and Helen Weatherly review the research evidence to date and comment on its limitations, given the wide range of different services covered.
Author/s: Hilary Arksey, Helen Weatherly
Vol: 12, Issue: 5, pp33-37