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A qualitative study protocol of ageing carers’ caregiving experiences and their planning for continuation of care for their immediate family members with intellectual disability

  • Lisa Pau Le Low1Email author,
  • Wai Tong Chien2,
  • Lai Wah Lam3 and
  • Kayla Ka Yin Wong1
BMC GeriatricsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:81

Received: 31 December 2016

Accepted: 31 March 2017

Published: 7 April 2017

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31 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Lisa Low
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
7 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12877-017-0473-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Health Sciences, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Shatin, Hong Kong
School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong
The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong