Quinn, Neil and Evans, A (2010) Understanding the carers' experience : examples from a Ghanaian context. International Social Work, 53 (1). pp. 61-72. ISSN 0020-8728Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
Informal carers play a key role in mental health care.This article draws on the work of Goffman to analyse the experiences of carers in Ghana. The findings illustrate the complex nature of caring and the need to develop social work practice that acknowledges the social context of carers’ reality.
|Keywords:||Ghana, social care , social work, mental health services, mental health , Social pathology. Social and public welfare, Social Sciences (miscellaneous), Sociology and Political Science|
|Subjects:||Social Sciences > Social pathology. Social and public welfare|
|Department:||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Social Work and Social Policy > Social Work|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||24 Oct 2011 10:18|
|Last modified:||27 Apr 2016 17:39|