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released: 21 May 2010 author: AIHW , Bhatia K & Rahman N media release

Family members provide significant assistance to people with disability associated with arthritis and osteoporosis, to help them cope with their restrictions and continue independent living.The demand of caring can also have a significant impact on the health and wellbeing of carers themselves. Primary carers of people with arthritis and osteoporosis brings together data to describe the role of caring. The information provided in this report should be useful to the broader community, policy makers and anyone with an interest in carers and caring issues.

ISSN 1833-0991; ISBN 978-1-74249-029-8; Cat. no. PHE 124; 44pp.; Internet only

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary pages
    • Title and verso pages
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations and phrases
    • Summary 
  • Body section
    1. Introduction
    2. Carers of people with arthritis and osteoporosis associated disability
    3. Physical limitations of carers
    4. Situation of and support for carers
    5. Conclusions
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      1. ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers: primary carers
      2. Statistical tables
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures

Recommended citation

AIHW , Bhatia K & Rahman N 2010. Primary carers of people with arthritis and osteoporosis. Arthritis series no. 12. Cat. no. PHE 124. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 24 July 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442468363>.

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