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The hospice caregiver support project: providing support to reduce caregiver stress.

by Jessica Empeño, Natasha T J Raming, Scott A Irwin, Richard A Nelesen, Linda S Lloyd
Journal of palliative medicine ()

Abstract

The vast majority (80%) of care provided to hospice patients is given by informal and unpaid caregivers, who are often family members. They may be responsible for everything from management of the household and finances to medical and personal care. Providing this kind of care to a loved one at the end of life can contribute to increased stress, health problems, and decreased quality of life.

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