Skills, training and support for carers in HIV/AIDS community home-based care: a case study of carers in Chikankata, Zambia.
This minithesis is based on a qualitative descriptive case study exploring perspectives regarding skills, supervision and support mechanisms for carers in the Chikankata HIV/AIDS Community-Home Based Care (CHBC) program. The study utilized documented research, focus group discussions with carers and structured interviews with local CHBC supervisors, national experts in CHBC, and PLWHA and their families, to collect data from 32 study participants.
The findings were that CHBC was being delivered by community volunteers with limited involvement from the local health services
School Location:South Africa
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:aids disease patients home care zambia hiv positive persons services
Date of Publication:01/01/2005