Utilizing the RESCUE Stroke Caregiver Website to Enhance Discharge Planning
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Health Services R&D
August 2014 -
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Background: Caregiver depression is common following a family member's stroke and is a major contributorof survivor's hospital readmission and institutionalization. Researchers have consistently found thatinterventions to help caregivers resolve problems are effective in reducing depressive symptoms. However,these problem-solving interventions have been underused in practice because they involve multiple, in-personor telephone sessions and require large amounts of staff time to implement.To over...