Search for dissertations about: "Helena Grönstedt"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Helena Grönstedt.

  1. 1. Individually tailored physical and daily activities for residents in nursing home settings : a Scandinavian multi-centre study

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

    Author : Helena Grönstedt; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis was to describe the impact of an individually tailored intervention programme, in nursing home settings, on physical capacity, degree of dependence in activities of daily living (ADL), long-term participation in physical and/or daily activities, and self-rated well-being. The different aims were to present the rationale and design of the study to describe the levels of physical and cognitive func tion, dependence in ADL, and degree of well-being of the participants at baseline, to investigate the feasibility of measuring muscle strength, mobility, balance function, dependence in ADL, physical activity level, and cognitive function in elderly nursing home residents, and also to detect any correlations between these measurements, to describe the effect of three months of individua lly tailored physical and daily activities for elderly nursing home residents on muscle strength, mobility, balance function, fall-related self-efficacy, dependence in ADL, and physical activity level, to evaluate the long-term effects, within and between groups, on well-be ing, cognitive function, mobility, dependence in ADL, physical activity level, and di fferent dimensions of physical function three months after the intervention was completed Material and methods: Elderly residents (n=322) from nursing hom es in three Scandinavian countries were randomised to either an Intervention group (IG) or Control Group (CG). READ MORE