In the shelter of each other: Respite Care for Students as a partnership model.

ArticleinNursing education perspectives 29(5):295-9 · September 2008with4 Reads
Source: PubMed


    Many of today's nursing students live in the margin of society without family support. When this is compounded by demanding family responsibilities, the personal and academic consequences for students can be harsh. Although numerous student retention strategies have been clearly documented, Respite Care for Students is offered as a unique partnership model to sustain these students' enrollment, provide adequate time for their learning, and enhance their graduation rates.