Search for dissertations about: "formal caregivers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words formal caregivers.

  1. 1. Health and quality of care from older peoples' and formal caregivers' perspective

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Ingrid From; Karlstads universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad; Older people; community care; dependency; health; adaptation; compensation; phenomenology; quality of care; organizational climate; stress of conscience; competence; health; sense of coherence; formal caregivers; Hälsa och välfärd;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to gain a deeper understanding of older people's view of health and care while dependent on community care. Furthermore to describe and compare formal caregivers' perceptions of quality of care, working conditions, competence, general health, and factors associated with quality of care from the caregivers' perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Searching for the meaning of support in Nursing. A study on support in family care of frail aged persons with examples from palliative care at home

    University dissertation from Faculty of Health and Society, Malmö University

    Author : Peter Stoltz; Malmö University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; family carers; support; aged persons; systematic review; home; at-home; caregivers; older persons; phenomenology; hermeneutics; concepts;

    Abstract : Family carers perform a large amount of the help and assistance that are provided for Swedish frail aged persons who live with one or more chronical illnesses. Consequently, in addition to balancing the Swedish national welfare expenditures, family carers also contribute to the care for older persons in many ways. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Connie Lethin; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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. Formal and informal care in an urban and a rural elderly population : Who? When? What?

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

    Author : Gunilla Nordberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ADL; aging; caregiving; cost of care; dementia; disability; formal care; functional status; informal care; in-home care; observational study; population-based; RUD; rural; spouses; urban;

    Abstract : This thesis explored informal and formal care in relation to physical and mental functioning in an urban and a rural setting in Sweden. Three different study populations were used: eight cohabiting couples where one of the spouses was the primary caregiver for a partner with dementia; an urban and a rural elderly population (75+ years) participating in the Kungsholmen Project in central Stockholm; or the Kungsholmen-Nordanstig Project in the county of Hälsingland. READ MORE

  5. 5. Home care for patients in need of advanced care and technology : a challenge for patients and their caregivers

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

    Author : Lena Swedberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Home care;

    Abstract : Background and aim: There is an ongoing trend of advanced care ‘moving out’ from hospitals and into patients' homes. In Sweden, caregivers with limited training, employed by municipalities or private agencies take 24-hour responsibility for patient care with limited support from healthcare professionals. READ MORE