Search for dissertations about: "Informal caregivers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the words Informal caregivers.

  1. 1. Care for the Caregiver : Internet intervention for informal caregivers in Lithuania

    Author : Ieva Biliunaite; Gerhard Andersson; Evaldas Kazlauskas; Robbert Sanderman; Zarina Nahar Kabir; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal caregivers; Cognitive behavioural therapy; Internet interventions; ICBT; Caregiver burden; Informella vårdgivare; Närståendebörda; Internetbaserad intervention; Kognitiv beteendeterapi; Internetbaserad kognitiv beteendeterapi; IKBT; E-hälsa;

    Abstract : Informal caregivers are individuals who provide care for significant others in need of support due to frailty or illness. Being able to support a family member can be a very rewarding but at the same time a demanding task. READ MORE

  2. 2. Informal caregivers' conceptions of daily life with a spouse having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

    Author : Gunilla Lindqvist; Katarina Hjelm; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Informal caregivers; gender; literature review; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; daily life; feelings of guilt; grounded theory; main concerns; male spouses; female spouses; everyday life; phenomenography; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore informal caregivers’ daily life with particular focus on those living with a spouse who has Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in different grades, mild to severe, based on the ill person’s main concern.The study design was explorative, comparative and descriptive. READ MORE

  3. 3. Informal caregivers of older persons with dementia in eight European countries. Experiences, support, well-being and burden

    Author : Connie Lethin; Äldres hälsa och personcentrerad vård; []
    Keywords : Nursing Care; Informal caregivers; Dementia; Europe; Health Services; Home Nursing; Life change events;

    Abstract : The overall aim was to investigate informal caregivers providing care for older persons with dementia (≥ 65 years of age) in eight European countries. Focus was on their experiences of formal care, access to support and factors that were associated with caregivers’ psychological well-being and burden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Informal caregiving at old age. Content, coping, difficulties and satisfaction

    Author : Anna Kristensson Ekwall; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gerontology; Gerontologi; satisfaction; coping; gender; loneliness; Elderly; informal caregivers;

    Abstract : Older people take a great share of caregiving responsibility already and thus understanding of their strain, coping and satis-faction is required. The aim was to investigate dimensions of caregiving activities among elderly (75+) caregivers and to study the dimensions in relation to health-related quality of life (Paper I). READ MORE

  5. 5. Carers in the Welfare State : On Informal Care and Support for Carers in Sweden

    Author : Magnus Jegermalm; Mats Thorslund; Jan-Håkan Hansson; Julia Twigg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal care; support; old age care; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The general aim of this dissertation is to describe and analyse patterns of informal care and support for carers in Sweden. One specific aim is to study patterns of informal care from a broad population perspective in terms of types of care and types of carer. READ MORE