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Welfare Reform on the Web (February 2009): Services for the disabled - UK

A profile of respite service providers in New South Wales

J.B. Chan

International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, vol. 55, 2008, p. 289-302

Caring for a person with a life-long disability can have an adverse impact on the health and well-being of family members. Respite has the potential to relieve caregiver stress and ease the burden of caring. This study examined the profile of respite services in New South Wales, Australia.

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