Paid Dementia Carers’ Perspectives: a Meta-Ethnographic Analysis (Canadian Geriatrics Journal)


The authors of this article conducted a meta-ethnography of dementia care workers’ perspectives on their jobs, using a meta-ethnographic approach based on Noblit and Hare. Five themes identified include approach to care, education and training, emotional impact of the work, organizational factors, and relationships on the job.

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Cook, C. Fay, S. [and] Rockwood, K. (2012). A meta-ethnography of paid dementia care workers’ perspectives on their jobs. Canadian Geriatrics Journal: CGJ, December 2012, Vol.15(4), pp.127-36. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].

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