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Why do families relinquish care? An investigation of the factors that lead to relinquishment into out-of-home respite care.

Authors
  • Nankervis, K
  • Rosewarne, A
  • Vassos, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2011
Volume
55
Issue
4
Pages
422–433
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2011.01389.x
PMID: 21323784
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Extra supports (e.g. increased respite care, planning for movement of the family member into out-of-home permanent accommodation and case management) and positive interventions such as parent training were highlighted as potential strategies to achieve more lasting benefits from short-stay out-of-home respite care.

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