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The educational and supportive needs of informal caregivers working at Refentse Clinic, Hammanskraal

M.S. Richter, D. Peu
Curationis | Vol 27, No 1 | a951 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v27i1.951 | © 2004 M.S. Richter, D. Peu | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 September 2004 | Published: 28 September 2004

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M.S. Richter, Department of Nursing Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa
D. Peu, Department of Nursing Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Abstract

Informal caregivers have long been used as health care providers. It is also not uncommon in present days, to see such practice in the community. This practice of caring normally occurs within the context of the family. The purpose of the study is to explore and describe the educational and supportive needs of informal caregivers. This will assist in planning and establishing health education programmes and a supportive network, for the

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