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Title: Carer Participation: Training for People With Intellectual Disabilities in a Chinese Society
Authors: Wong, GCT
Chan, ZCY 
Keywords: carer participation
intellectual disabilities
training
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Source: Journal of family social work, 2012, v. 15, no. 2, p. 157-167 How to cite?
Journal: Journal of family social work 
Abstract: People with intellectual disabilities require training to improve independence, and carers are important partners in the process. Studies show that carers are able to motivate family members with intellectual disabilities to participate in training. In addition, family members may serve as cotrainers. To increase carers' participation, it is necessary to empower them with training techniques and develop strategies to relieve their stress. This article aims to explore the effects of carer support to enhance training quality of daily living skills for their family member with intellectual disabilities, through the use of care case studies, in the context of families living in Hong Kong. A model of multiple case studies is adopted. Three cases are analyzed to illustrate various modes of carer participation.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/26727
ISSN: 1052-2158
EISSN: 1540-4072
DOI: 10.1080/10522158.2012.645149
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