Search for dissertations about: "health facility environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words health facility environment.

  1. 1. HEALTH PROMOTION AND HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE - Conceptualizations of Health Promotion in relation to Healthcare Building Design

    Author : Elke Miedema; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; built environment; health promotion; healthcare facility; architecture; health promotive settings; building design; salutogenics; health equity; health behaviour;

    Abstract : Background: Today's healthcare system is under development and reorienting and adapting to embrace a person centred and holistic perspective on health, including a focus on health promotion. This reorientation results in changes in the healthcare models, processes as well as it sets new requirements for healthcare building design. READ MORE

  2. 2. A room designed for caring : Experiences from an evidence-based designed intensive care environment

    Author : Fredrika Sundberg; Maria Henricson; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intensive care units; critical care; caring; hospital design and construction; evidence-based facility design; built environment; health facility environment; patient rooms; critical illness; patients; family; nurses; Människan i vården; The Human Perspective in Care;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to examine and evaluate if and how an intensive care unit (ICU) room, which had been designed using the principles of evidence-based design (EBD), impacted the safety, wellbeing and caring for patients, their family members and staff.Methods: Paper I explored the nursing staff experiences of working in an EBD intensive care patient room through 13 interviews that were analysed by qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring resident thriving in Swedish nursing homes : the Umeå Ageing and Health Research Programme (U-Age) Thesis I

    Author : Sabine Björk; David Edvardsson; Marie Lindkvist; Anders Wimo; Jimmie Kristensson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Thriving; everyday activities; environment; cognitive impairment; neuropsychiatric symptoms; nursing homes; nursing; Trivsel; vardagliga aktiviteter; miljö; kognitiv svikt; neuropsykiatriska symptom; särskilda boenden; omvårdnad; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : BackgroundThe population living in nursing homes is generally characterized by high age and female sex, as well as by physical and cognitive impairments. Also, negative symptoms such as pain and neuropsychiatric symptoms are reportedly common. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health and Office Architecture

    Author : Melina Forooraghi; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; Nordic; Salutogenic; Office design; Workplace; Sense of coherence; Design approach; Employee; Case study; Well-being; Qualitative study; Productivity; Physical office environment; Health; Architecture;

    Abstract : The office, where many people spend most of their day, influences the health of employees, their families, communities, and society. While the body of research that relates office environment to health is growing, a question of interest for practitioners arises: how buildings should be designed and managed in order to support and promote health. READ MORE

  5. 5. There is no escape from getting old - Older persons' experiences of environmental change in residential care

    Author : Hanna Falk; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; frailty; person-centeredness; elderly; dementia; residential care facility; quality of life; wellbeing; attachment;

    Abstract : A life of quality in residential care has to be finely balanced against the characteristics of institutionalization. Highly desirable aspects of person-hood, such as dignity, privacy, and eligibility, are bound up with satisfying and supportive living arrangements. READ MORE