Understanding the carers' experience: examples from a Ghanaian context
Quinn, Neil and Evans, Tony. (2010) Understanding the carers' experience: examples from a Ghanaian context. International Social Work, Vol.53 (No.1). pp. 61-72. ISSN 0020-8728Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0020872809348953
Informal carers play a key role in mental health care. This article draws on the work of Goffman to analyse the experiences of carers in Ghana. The findings illustrate the complex nature of caring and the need to develop social work practice that acknowledges the social context of carers' reality.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Health and Social Studies|
|Journal or Publication Title:||International Social Work|
|Publisher:||Sage Publications Ltd.|
|Number of Pages:||12|
|Page Range:||pp. 61-72|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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