Journal article

Reducing the psychological distress of family caregivers of home-based palliative care patients: short-term effects from a randomised controlled trial

Peter Hudson, Tom Trauer, Brian Kelly, Moira O'Connor, Kristina Thomas, Michael Summers, Rachel Zordan, Vicki White

Psycho-Oncology | WILEY | Published : 2013


Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank Professor Linda Kristjanson, VC, of Swinburne University (VIC); Chris Hall, Director, of Australia Centre for Grief & Bereavement (VIC); Dr Kelli Stajduhar, Associate Professor, of Centre for Aging & School of Nursing, University of Victoria, Canada; Anne Oakley, Manager, of Melbourne Citymission Palliative Care; Steve Carmody, General Manager, of Silver Care Hospice (WA); Ruth Jones, Manager Area Cancer & Palliative Care Services, Greater Western Area Health Service (NSW); Helen Wearne, CEO, South East Palliative Care (VIC); the Victorian Government, Department of Human Services; the Research assistants and intervention nurses and Professor Andrew Mackinnon (statistical advisor). The study was supported by the NH & MRC Grant, Commonwealth Department of Health & Aging, and this project received approval by ethics committees of participating clinical sites.