Chapter 7. The Perspective of the Family Carers of People with Dementia

  1. Sube Banerjee and
  2. Vanessa Lawrence

Published Online: 6 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470725498.ch7

Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society

Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society

How to Cite

Banerjee, S. and Lawrence, V. (2010) The Perspective of the Family Carers of People with Dementia, in Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470725498.ch7

Author Information

  1. The David Goldberg Centre, The Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723531

Online ISBN: 9780470725498

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Keywords:

  • perspectives of family carers of people with dementia;
  • family carers, being centre stage in research;
  • culture and ethnicity - influential in multiple domains;
  • care giving patterns in ethnic groups;
  • ethnic groups - responsibilities for day-to-day care, falling on family members;
  • changing socio-economic and demographic factors and small family size - and women's workforce participation;
  • stress process - negative outcomes of care giving, for stress researchers and stress process models;
  • coping and social support - as primary mediators;
  • stress process model - negative outcomes of caring for person with dementia;
  • ethnicity and culture and stress process

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Patterns of care giving

  • The impact of care giving

  • The stress process

  • Ethnicity and culture and the stress process

  • Appropriateness of services

  • Understanding of dementia across ethnic groups

  • Cultural knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about formal support