Experiences of supporting people with Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease in aged care and family environments

Rachel Carling-Jenkins, Jennifer Jayne Torr, Teresa Iacono, Christine Bigby

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    Abstract

    Research addressing the experiences of families of adults with Down syndrome and Alzheimer a?? s disease in seeking diagnosis and gaining support is limited. The aim of this study was to gain a greater understanding of these processes by exploring the experiences of families and carers in supporting people with Down syndrome and Alzheimera??s disease who had lived most or all of their lives with family
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)54 - 60
    Number of pages7
    JournalJournal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability
    Volume37
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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