A systematic review of interventions available during care crises for individuals with learning disabilities (LD) who are cared for by an ageing carer within the United Kingdom

Vseteckova, Jitka; Tilley, Elizabeth; Mahon, Aoife; Pappas, Yannis and Randhawa, Gurch (2018). A systematic review of interventions available during care crises for individuals with learning disabilities (LD) who are cared for by an ageing carer within the United Kingdom. PROSPERO International prospective register of systematic reviews, article no. CRD42018117604.

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Abstract

The aim is to is to provide a greater understanding of the existing crisis interventions and preventative support available for individuals with learning disabilities (LD) who are cared for by an ageing carer within the UK. This will include evaluating the outcomes and effectiveness of available interventions, including cost-efficiency (where this information is provided).The current review aimed to synthesize all available evidence on the availability and effectiveness of the interventions available to support people with LD who are being cared for by older carers in times of crisis. This includes a review of the financial implications of such crises and interventions.

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