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The Impact of Short Breaks on Families with a Disabled Child: Report One of the Quantitative Phase

Welch, Victoria and Hatton, Chris and Wells, Emma and Collins, Michelle and Langer, Susanne and Robertson, Janet and Emerson, Eric (2010) The Impact of Short Breaks on Families with a Disabled Child: Report One of the Quantitative Phase. [Report]

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Abstract

This document reports on a cross-sectional sample of families with a disabled child using short breaks in England; it describes the characteristics of children and families using short breaks, the nature and quantity of the short breaks they are using, their experiences of and satisfaction with short breaks and which factors are associated with a range of outcomes for family carers, disabled children and their siblings. This report uses both quantitative data derived from standardised questions and qualitative data from family members’ written responses to open-ended questions in the survey instruments.

Item type: Report
ID code: 34861
Keywords: looked after children , child care, families, Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Subjects: Social Sciences > Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Social Work and Social Policy > Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS)
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2011 14:59
Last modified: 21 May 2015 20:49
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/34861

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