Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Veteran Caregivers: A Mixed Methods Study to inform the VA Caregiver Support System|
Lauren S Penney
||San Antonio, TX
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||Health Services R&D
|| March 2021 -
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Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has had cascading impacts for families and communities. Concerns have been raised for potential negative physical and mental health consequences due to the immediate risk of COVID-19 and the secondary social and economic effects. Family caregivers may be especially vulnerable to short- and long-term impacts. • Significance/Impact: Informal caregivers provide the majority of home and community-based long-term care. A majority of functionally impaired Veterans rel...
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