Perceptions of Dementia and Health-Seeking Behaviour among Arab Care Partners in Ontario
What is this Study about?
Researchers at the University of Waterloo are looking for individuals to participate in a research study that explores the perceptions of dementia and health-seeking behaviour amongst Arab care partners in Ontario. This study aims to understand how dementia is perceived by Arab care partners and the use of dementia-related health services and community support services.
Sharing your experience will help us to understand 1) how dementia is perceived by Arab care partners and 2) the use of dementia-related health services and community support services.
What Will Happen in This Study?
If you meet these criteria and are interested in participating, we are asking individuals to participate in an interview. Interviews will be approximately 30-45 minutes and will take place in-person or online through Zoom or a phone call, depending on the participants’ location and preference.
Who is Eligible to Participate in this Study?
We are looking for individuals who:
1. Are from the Arab community AND
2. Are a family member who cares or has cared for a person living with dementia OR Are a family member who cares or has cared for a person with memory challenges
Interviews can be conducted in Arabic or English based on the participants' preference
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