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The attitudes of primary caregivers towards caring for HIV/AIDS orphans in the Ingwavuma district

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dc.contributor.advisor Gumbi TAP, Prof en
dc.contributor.author Gumede NV en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-22T12:40:42Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-22T12:40:42Z
dc.date.created 2002 en
dc.date.submitted 2003 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11892/154903
dc.description.abstract This study is about the attitudes of primary care givers who are caring for HIV/ AIDS orphans in the Ingwavuma area. As an evaluative research semi-structured interviews were conducted. A sample of twenty primary care givers was drawn, 10 files were drawn from the Department of Welfare and Population Development Office and 10 files were drawn from the local non-government organisation called Ingwavuma Orphan Care. Permission to use departmental files was sought from the department concerned.<br><br> Related literature that focuses on a HIV/AIDS and orphanhood has been reviewed. Various recommendations have been made based on the findings of the study.<br><br> The findings indicate that a need exist for training on parenting and coping skills. HIV/AIDS orphans need to be involved in counselling especially on trauma counselling, this can help a lot in improving the relationship between primary care givers and vulnerable children. en
dc.language English en
dc.subject Social work en
dc.subject Youth and child care en
dc.title The attitudes of primary caregivers towards caring for HIV/AIDS orphans in the Ingwavuma district en
dc.type Masters degree en
dc.description.degree MA en


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