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Caregivers’ voices: The experiences of caregivers of children who sustained serious accidental and non-accidental head injury in early childhood

NZ Literature Abstract

posted by WM Admin on 2015-06-22 10:02:18.018

Authors

Julie Wharewera-Mika
Erana Cooper
Bridget Kool
Susana Pereira
Patrick Kelly

Year of Publication

2015

Source

Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 18 June [Epub before print]

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status

Completed

Abstract

In this qualitative study, the authors undertook interviews to explore the experiences of 21 caregivers of 15 children, who sustained a serious head injury before the age of 2 years, for up to 15 years following the initial injury. The authors identify three key themes: impact, support and information, and make recommendations "... for developing a quality ‘model of care’ and improving ease of access to supports for caregivers".

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