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What initiatives focus on the education and support of caregivers?

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What initiatives focus on the education and support of caregivers?

QuestionsCategory: cancerWhat initiatives focus on the education and support of caregivers?
Amarjeet asked 8 months ago
What initiatives focus on the education and support of caregivers?
Dr. Bommu Venkateshwara Reddy Staff replied 7 months ago

A person who often helps the person diagnosed with cancer and is not paid for the care. Professional care providers have to be paid for the given care. They have limited roles.
Caregivers may be family members, partners or close friends. They are not trained for the job of caregiver. They are the lifelines for the person diagnosed with cancer.

The system of cancer experiences a steady rise in cancer prevalence but its workforce and resource has a broad shortage.

In this hospitable environment, the informal caregivers (unpaid family caregivers of cancer patients) are needed to take the expanded roles of care and experience the exhausting effects of caregiver burden.

Education programs have to be developed exponentially to support caregivers.

The provision of information and a psychological/counselling approach is to be given to caregivers to decrease their distress.

Education to caregivers had a positive effect on reducing caregiver depression.

Attending a psycho-educational caregiver cancer education program that provides symptom management, psychosocial support, and resource identification.

Training caregivers in a multiracial primary care setting a specific ways to manage behavioural disturbances is promising in cancer care
Education of anger and depression management interventions decreases anger, hostility, and depression and enhances the caregiver’s sense of control.

Focusing on teaching family caregivers and their cancer patients skills to better manage patients’ symptoms.

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