Caregivers Support

Proposed Framework for Supporting Caregivers of Patients with Cancer

Laura Morgan

September 2017, Vol 7, No 9 - Caregivers Support

Caregivers of patients with cancer are tasked with enormous responsibility to facilitate patients’ daily living activities, medical care, social support, and advocacy. Performing these duties is time-consuming, often requiring caregivers to cut back on hours at their jobs, take extended leave, or even quit. In addition, the psychological burden of caring for patients with cancer frequently manifests in stress, depression, and reduced quality of life. [ Read More ]