Care at Home: Older people’s experiences of domiciliary care – Patient and Client Council [Ireland] – June 2012

Posted on June 13, 2012. Filed under: Aged Care / Geriatrics, Chronic Disease Mgmt | Tags: , |

Care at Home: Older people’s experiences of domiciliary care – Patient and Client Council [Ireland] – June 2012

Extract from the executive summary

“The purpose of this report is to record the experiences of older people receiving a domiciliary care service as well as the views of carers. The report provides a timely illustration of older people’s perspectives on domiciliary care, within the context of the review of health and social care currently being undertaken in Northern Ireland and the existing debate around care provision for a rapidly ageing population.

A total of 1161 people took part in this process; 700 people completed a questionnaire outlining their experiences of receiving domiciliary care, 38 people in receipt of an intensive home care service took part in an interview, 170 people participated in small discussion groups and 253 members of the public filled out a short questionnaire.

Through this combined approach of quantitative and qualitative methods, including one-to-one interviews with older people and their carers, this report expands on themes indentified by service users in previous surveys, as well as providing fresh insight into home care services and a deeper understanding of older people’s experience of domiciliary care.”

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