Support Services for Informal Caregivers: Survey with Providers in Austria

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9758)

Abstract

Support services with informal caregivers as primary target group can reduce the burden caused by the care work. But at the moment the offer in Austria is underdeveloped and underutilized due to problems on the side of the providers and on the side of the informal caregivers. After doing expert interviews, a questionnaire was created and distributed to providers in Austria. It focused on current offers of support services and their acceptance, marketing activities, future of the overall offer in Austria and ICT usage. This paper presents the results of the questionnaire and also compares it to former studies done in this area.

Keywords

Support service Informal care Provider Survey 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Multidisciplinary Design Group, Institute for Design and Assessment of TechnologyVienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

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