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Language: English
Context: Home care assitance
Title of document: Cognitive Disease
Name of compiler: CECE
Actors involved: Co-therapist and family
Description of the experience:
The therapy with a person that had a cognitive impairment began to take place at home. The strategy was that the non formal carer had to leave the house for the therapist to work with the person alone.
The non formal carer felt guilty because felt that leaving this person alone.
Objectives:
To show the codependence bonds that can be created within families.
Means and Strategy:
For the formal carer was very important to help to the non formal carer to develop and enjoy some time on her / his own.
Conclusions:
Some times it is very important to break the dependencies existing between the home-informal carers and their patient-relatives in order to introduce a formal-profesional care.
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