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FamilyCare Carer Support Services - West Hume Investigating Gaps for Rural Carers through Research Victorian Carer Services Network Best Practice Forum – August 2010 Carol Reid & Lynne Harmer. Introduction. When does the caring role end? When does carer burden end?
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Investigating Gaps for Rural Carers
Victorian Carer Services Network
Best Practice Forum – August 2010
Carol Reid & Lynne Harmer
“Exploring the role of the carer: at home and in the aged care setting”
“This group are no longer carers as they don’t receive a Centrelink carer payment”
Primary Health Care Research Evaluation and Development Program (PHCRED) 2009 University of Melbourne School of Rural Health Shepparton. Funded by DoHA.
Exploring the role of the carer:
at home and in the aged care setting
Research Fellow: Carol Reid
Carer Support Coordinator Familycare 19 Welsford St
Ph: 58 23 7081
Research Supervisor: Associate Professor
Director of Research and Graduate Studies
Rural Health Academic Centre
University of Melbourne
Ethics approval under a minimal risk application by the School of Rural Health Human Ethics Advisory Group at the University of Melbourne (HREC number: 932313.1)
To examine and compare carer burden
and role attitude in the two settings of
Community and Residential Aged Care
Carer Burden is the subjective belief
that current and future resources are
inadequate to meet role demands1
1 O’Rourke N., Tuokko H., Psychometric Properties of an Abridged Version of the
Zarit Burden Interview Within a Representative Canadian Caregiver Sample, The Gerontologist,
2003; 43(1): 121-127
2 Bedard M., Molloy W., Squire L., Dubois S., Lever J., O’Donnell M.
The Zarit Burden Interview: A New Short Version and Screening Version’,
The Gerontologist, 2001; 41(5): 652 - 657
Attitude to Caring Role Scale (ACRS)
“Is there anything else you would like to share
with us about your role as a carer?”
1. Service system
2. Rural issues
3. Reciprocal care
4. Family Issues
5. Time demands
6. Carer Voice
‘Caring away from Home’
Lynne's 3 questions
1. When does the caring role end?
2. When does carer burden end?
3. When do carer support services end?
When does the value of the
caring role end?