Geetha Ranmuthugala


Impact of home based long term care on informal carers

Well coordinated and integrated home based care is an efficient and cost effective model for providing long term care. There is, however, emerging evidence to suggest that family members pay a price for taking on long term care responsibilities at home.

Lifetime health and economic consequences of caring: modelling health and economic prospects of female carers in Australia

Home-based care provided by family members is the most common form of caring for people with disabilities in Australia. However, it is becoming increasingly evident that this model of care is generating enormous health and financial consequences for informal carers. Carers are experiencing high stress...