Day care in rural areas

Faith Gibson, Dorothy Whittington

An evaluation of four small innovative day centres established by Age Concern Northern Ireland between 1991 and 1994.

An evaluation of four small innovative day centres established by Age Concern Northern Ireland between 1991 and 1994 in rural areas showed that day care offers one means of meeting the needs of older people with dementia for social and intellectual stimulation and their carers' need for respite. However, the location made particular demands upon the service.

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