Mini Case Study Alzheimer's Australia

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Alzheimer's”Australia (2014) has indicated that 70 percent of those with dementia live in the community, and although there has been an increase in service availability and a better-trained workforce informal unpaid carers are still reluctant to access support.
The first identified barrier that I will consider relates to the perception that care is not needed or required(Brodaty et al. (2005), Families and caregivers may consider that at that time they have enough resources and do not want to introduce any new determinants into the equation. This may be due to a poor understanding of the disease and the associated burden of care.Family members or partners often see the caring role as a progression of their support for the person with dementia
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