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Table 2 Perceived benefits for care-recipients

From: Why carers use adult day respite: a mixed method case study

Since starting respite care does/is your relative: More Same Less
Count (%) Count (%) Count (%)
Physically active within the limits of their age and illness? 28 (56) 16 (32) 6 (12)
Interested in friends and daily activities 33 (66) 15 (30) 2 (4)
In good spirits most of the time 32 (64) 18 (36) 0 (0)
Preferring to stay home rather than going out 11 (22) 26 (52) 13 (26)
Able to remember things 9 (18) 27 (54) 14 (28)
Worried about the future 3 (6) 38 (76) 9 (18)
Restless during the daytime 5 (10) 35 (70) 10 (20)
Restless during the night-time 1 (2) 46 (92) 2 (4)
Taking care of own personal hygiene 8 (16) 37 (74) 5 (10)
Helping with chores 8 (16) 29 (58) 13 (26)
Dressing without assistance 2 (4) 40 (80) 8 (16)
Continent 1 (2) 36 (72) 13 (26)
Having solid sleep 6 (12) 38(76) 5 (10)
Socially interactive with yourself or others 28 (56) 20 (40) 2 (4)