Experiences of Home Caregivers for Elderly People in Qatar

Time: Mar 24, 2016
Location: HBKU, Doha, Qatar

Investigated the experiences of Qatari and non-Qatari caregivers who provide care for older family members in Qatar.

This project was funded by DIFI in collaboration with University of Calgary-Qatar. The Seminar focused on the stress and burdens of caregiving, coping strategies of caregivers, and the benefits caregivers garner from caregiving. The opening statement was provided by the Research Director at DIFI, Dr. Abdallah Badahdah. The panelists included Dr. Azza Abdelmoneium, Dr. Michael Corman from Queens University- Belfast, and Dr. Janet Rankin from the University of Calgary-Qatar.

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