Search for dissertations about: "caregiving"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the word caregiving.

  1. 1. Caregiving Dilemmas : Ideology and Social Interactionin Tanzanian Family Life

    Author : Sofia Johnson Frankenberg; Rolf Holmqvist; Birgitta Rubenson; Akunda Mbise; Trine Kjörholt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Caregiving dilemmas; ideology; child rights; interaction; language socialization; Tanzania; early childhood relationships; participation; power asymmetries; Omsorgsdilemman; ideologi; barns rättigheter; interaktion; språksocialisation; Tanzania; tidiga barndoms relationer; deltagande; makt asymmetrier;

    Abstract : This thesis explores caregiving ideology and social interaction in Tanzanian families with a focus on guidance and control of young children. The study is set within a context of social change in terms of urbanization as well as the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Occupation of Caregiving : Moving Beyond Individualistic Perspectives

    Author : Jennifer L. Womack; Margareta Lilja; Gunilla Isaksson; Eric Asaba; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; caregiving; occupational therapy; occupation; aging; individualism; socio-ecological perspective; transactional perspective; Occupational therapy; Arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this research was to illuminate and describe caregiving as an occupation, informed by perspectives from older adult care partners and occupational therapists. An additional aim was to integrate and inform study findings with theoretical constructs that inform occupational therapy practice through occupational science and public health perspectives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Family caregiving for persons with heart failure : Perspectives of family caregivers, persons with heart failure and registered nurses

    Author : Annelie K Gusdal; Lene Martin; Karin Josefsson; Eva Thors Adolfsson; Anna Strömberg; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Attitudes; cardiovascular nursing; caregiving; content analysis; family; family caregiver; family-centered nursing; family systems theory; heart failure; informal caregiver; interview; intervention; older person; pretest-posttest design; questionnaire; web survey; Anhörigvårdare; attityder; familj; familjecentrerad omvårdnad; frågeformulär; före- och efter design; hjärtsvikt; informell vårdgivare; innehållsanalys; intervention; intervju; kardiovaskulär omvårdnad; webbenkät; äldre person; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Heart failure is a growing public health problem associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Family support positively affects outcomes for the person with heart failure while also leading to caregiver burden. Registered nurses have a key role in supporting and meeting the needs of family caregivers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health-related quality of life in persons with Parkinson's disease. Aspects of symptoms, caregiving and sense of coherence

    Author : Marianne Caap-Ahlgren; Geriatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOC; PDQ-8 and 39; SF-36; GDS; insomnia; caregiving; Parkinson s disease; health-related quality of life; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : Abstract Aims: The aim of this thesis was to investigate how the impact of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic neurodegenerative disorder, influences the person’s health-related quality of life. The aim was also to investigate nursing assessment and management of Parkinson’s in elderly persons. READ MORE

  5. 5. Men do care! : A gender-aware and masculinity-informed contribution to caregiving scholarship

    Author : Veronika Wallroth; Sandra Torres; Elisabeth Cedersund; Henrik Eriksson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Care; family caregiving; gender; men; masculinity; motive; experience; perspective; Omsorg; familjeomsorg; genus; män; maskulinitet; motiv; erfarenhet; perspektiv;

    Abstract : In caregiving literature, it is often the female gender that has been the focus of attention, and in particular women’s unpaid labor. Studies also tend to make comparisons between men’s and women’s caregiving, using men’s caregiving experiences to show not only that women face greater burdens, but also that men’s needs can be minimized. READ MORE