Self-Directed home and community-based services improve outcomes for family caregivers: A systematic review

June 10th, 2024
The Gerontologist
Self-direction is an approach that allows older adults and people with disabilities to determine the home and community-based services they receive, including the ability to hire caregivers of their choice. Self-direction has been shown to improve outcomes for the service recipients. The promotion of choice and control in self-direction may also affect family caregivers. We conducted a systematic review examining the impact of self-direction on a broad range of caregiver outcomes.
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