Search for dissertations about: "group homes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 126 swedish dissertations containing the words group homes.

  1. 1. Conditions for relatives' involvement in nursing homes

    Author : Jessica Holmgren; Henrik Eriksson; Lars E Eriksson; Eric Carlström; Sweden vårdvetenskap och samhälle Institutionen för neurobiologi Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; discourse analysis; focused ethnography; focus group interviews; gender perspectives; intersectionality; involvement; nursing homes; nursing staff; participant observations; qualitative interviews; relatives; social constructionism and thematic analysis; Discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe and analyse how the involvement of relatives is conditioned in nursing homes from different critical perspectives. Gender perspectives, discourse analysis and intersectional theory are applied, based on social constructionist ontology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mind the gap : organizational factors related to transfers of older people between nursing homes and hospital care

    Author : Marie Kirsebom; Barbro Wadensten; Mariann Hedström; Ulrika Pöder; Annica Kihlgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Hospitalizations; Advance care planning; Emergency service; Patient admission; Nursing homes; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science; hospitalizations; advance care planning; emergency service; patient admission; nursing homes;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis was to study factors related to transfers of older people between nursing homes, emergency department and hospital care.The thesis was based on four studies and used three methods: focus group discussions, structured review of electronic healthcare records, semi-structured interviews with registered nurses and general practitioners. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experiences of everyday life and participation for people with intellectual disabilities : from four perspectives

    Author : Leena Berlin Hallrup; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : Everyday life; Experiences; Focus group interviews; Group homes; Participation; Participant observations; Service managers; Significant others; Qualitative studies; Staff members the LSS act;

    Abstract : People with intellectual disabilities are dependent in many ways on the support ofothers if they are to have access to social life, services and support in society. Inorder to participate in various activities, they need intellectual and social support. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nutritional Intervention in Elderly People Admitted to Resident Homes

    Author : Kerstin Wikby; Anna-Christina Ek; Lennart Christensson; Per-Olof Sandman; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elderly people; resident homes; comparison; nutritional intervention; education; individualised care; inter-rater reliability; appetite; qualitative method; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim was to investigate the effects of an intervention, based on education given to staff and implementation of an individualized nutritional programme given to the residents, to compare assessments on admission with a previous study, and to perform diagnostic test and inter-rater reliability of the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA). A further aim was to identify and describe factors with regard to appetite among the residents. READ MORE

  5. 5. Being who one wants : constructing participation within discourses of (dis)ability

    Author : Eric Svanelöv; Jonas Stier; Lena Talman; Eva Flygare Wallén; Per Enarsson; Lennart Sauer; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; participation; able-mindedness; power; intellectual disability; margins; group homes; daily activity services; disability sports; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Background: Society is full of norms categorising and labelling people on the basis of abilities, traits, and appearance. People who deviate from normative ideals are subjected to practices of able-mindedness that can stigmatise and marginalise norm-breaking functionality and invoke intellectual disability labels. READ MORE