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information needs of informal carers in Norwich

Fiona Littlewood

information needs of informal carers in Norwich

by Fiona Littlewood

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Thesis (M.A.) - Course project in the Department of Information and Library Studies, Loughborough University of Technology, 1994.

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  Information needs of health professionals. Majority (%) of HPs needed information to update knowledge to support their daily activities. Formal HIRs were preferred by % of HPs than informal HIRs (Table 3). Self-initiated information needs and question from patients (56%) were the major reasons for HPs to seek by:   The information behaviour of informal caregivers of people with dementia was explored, from when the first symptoms of dementia were noticed until a decision to seek medical attention was made. Qualitative methods were applied and interviews conducted with 21 by: 3.

Cancer Caregivers and Information Needs. The cancer caregivers in this study had a mean age of approximately 45 years and were mostly female (65%) and providing care to a parent or grandparent (or in-laws) (%). A majority of the caregivers were also secondary caregivers (52%).Cited by: advice about benefits for carers; A carer's assessment is free and anyone over 18 can ask for one. It's separate from the needs assessment the person you care for might have, but you can ask to have them both done at the same time. How to get a carer's assessment. Contact adult social services at your local council and ask for a carer's assessment.

Considered unmet needs perceived by stroke survivors only, and excluded studies on unmet needs of informal carers. Specifically, unmet information needs and therapy needs were the most and second common of unmet needs for services. The quality of the included survey studies was moderate or low in general. The included studies were generally Cited by: 2. disease information ranked as very high and drugs and diagnosis information ranked as high. The information needs regarding Diet and Nutrition, medical statistics andMedico legal information has been indicated as 15 Precent very high, 23 Precent high and 55 Precent to some extent. This study revealed formal and informal ways of sourcing for.


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Information needs of informal carers in Norwich by Fiona Littlewood Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study aims to examine the information needs and sources of information for informal carers in the acute cancer setting; the informal carers of women treated for breast cancer.

This is relevant for health professionals striving to meet the needs of the whole family unit and not just the person diagnosed with by: PDF | Informal carers and the contribution that they make in caring for information needs of informal carers in Norwich book in the community is now recognised by government.

The publication of the | Find, read and cite all the research. The identified information needs of informal caregivers can inform organizations and agencies that seek to provide disease and illness-related information.

Practice implications Existing evidence supports the implementation of a health information delivery system designed to meet the needs of informal caregivers of older adults with chronic health by:   Introduction Informal carers play a key supportive role for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

The care they provide also plays a vital role in relieving pressure on health and social services. However, caring can have a considerable impact on health and wellbeing and carers may have unidentified support needs that could be a target for : Kerry Micklewright, Morag Farquhar.

To identify the most common needs of family caregivers, to identify gaps in the literature, and distinguish the information needs of family caregivers of people with intellectual disabilities who require palliative : Laurie McKibben, Kevin Brazil, Peter Hudson, Peter Hudson, Dorry McLaughlin.

This review examines 34 studies from eight different countries using a validated assessment methodology. The evidence was strongest in relation to pain management, where inadequacies in carer knowledge and the importance of education were emphasised.

There was also good evidence in relation to the importance of effective communication and information sharing between patient, carer and. Meeting the information needs of family caregivers in a timely and appropriate way is a key concern of home care. The present study aimed to explore the following two areas: (a) the priority information needs and sources of family caregivers of home elderly patients and (b) the differences in information needs according to severity of by: A survey was conducted to investigate the information needs and information seeking patterns of medical students at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (Lautech) Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria Author: Rubina Bhatti.

The results show that (1) information needs of the homeless youth in the study relate to basic needs following Maslow's hierarchy of needs; (2) their information sources are primarily Author: Julie Hersberger.

information need by a user who may then make demands upon formal and informal information sources or services to satisfy the need. Pao () takes the point further and indicates that an information need is often the result of an unsolved problem; an individual realizes that his or her knowledge is insufficient to perform a given task.

The information needs of informal caregivers are many and diverse. The need to receive adequate information is an area of concern for informal caregivers and a challenge to service providers in the health care system. Although it is clearly established in the literature that satisfying the information needs of informal carers can achieve many benefits i.e.

managing the caring process successfully, coping with. AimTo investigate persons with dementia and their informal caregivers' views of inter-sectoral information, communication and collaboration throughout the trajectory of dementia care, in eight.

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An art group has been in place in Norwich since February Following the summer break, this is due to Learn more about Together. Carers work long hours and are adept at multi-tasking. What they most long for is time to rest and recuperate.

They invest their best in caring, combining responsibility with sensitivity to needs of others, and offering hope and support.

Without carers, hospitals and care. The UK Caring for Carers () Act, ‘acknowledged the need for a long‐term view of information needs of carers’ 19 and identified areas of action on information for carers.

The flow of information from the care management to grass roots care delivery staff was criticised by The Audit Commission in their Joint Review 20 of Cardiff's Cited by: This article examines the information needs, information-seeking behavior, and the impact of information use on artisan fisher folk and extension agents at three major lakes in Uganda.

The findings reveal that fisher folk require different kinds of information to carry out fishing activities by: Information needs were classified according to emerging themes in the literature, and information seeking behaviour was categorized using Wilson’s model of information behaviour.

Results: Twenty studies with a total of participants, were included in this review. The needs of library users are described in the context of a self-service: user-oriented library Introduction It is estimated that the average scientist spends between 20 and 25 per cent of his working time searching for information.1 Because of this, it is obviously desir­File Size: 1MB.

However, whilst meeting ‘information need’ and ‘communication’ are frequently acknowledged as something carers need and want (Carers UK,Hudson et al.,Parker et al.,Wang et al., ), our study emphasised the importance of knowledge exchange as an active process that values, and engages with, carer by:.

INFORMATION NEEDS. InR.E. Maizell estimated that the half-life of the current information known by scientists, engineers, and health professionals was close to 10 years; that is, in 10 years half of what is learned by those in technical fields will become obsolete, and half of what such professionals will need to know is not yet available (Maizell, ).Author: Catharyn T Liverman, Carrie E Ingalls, Carolyn E Fulco, Howard M Kipen.A framework for understanding user requirements for an information service: defining the needs of informal carers Mark Hepworth Department of Information Science Loughborough University Leicestershire LE11 3TU United Kingdom e-mail: [email protected] Abstract The aim of this research was to develop a conceptual framework that would help to.

Reviews research studies on the information needs and information-seeking behaviour of rural dwellers in developed and developing countries. The analysis suggests that the information needs of rural communities from all countries are very similar, although rural communities they do vary from region to region and from country to country depending on socio-economic by: