Search for dissertations about: "home care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 547 swedish dissertations containing the words home care.

  1. 1. Tinkering Care Moves : Senior Home Care in Practice

    Author : Peter A. Lutz; Mats Utas; Klaus Lindgaard Hoeyer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; care moves; tinkering; senior home care; Sweden; United States; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Sciences; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Etnologi; Ethnology; Health Care Research; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Human-Computer Interaction; Människa-dator interaktion; Medical Informatics; Medicinsk informatik;

    Abstract : This dissertation builds on the current anthropological studies of care relations in practice. It draws inspiration from science and technology studies (STS) and postfeminist technoscience. A qualitative ethnographic approach grounds the empirical data collection and analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. From novice towards self-care expert : studies of self-care among persons using advanced medical technology at home

    Author : Angelika Fex; Olle Söderhamn; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Home care services; Self care; Technology; medical; Dependent-care; Health; Hermeneutics; Home dialysis; Home ventilator; Long-term oxygen; Next of kin; Phenomenology; Transition; Egenvård; Medicinsk teknik; Nursing; Omvårdnad; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing science; health; hermeneutics; home dialysis; home ventilator; long-term oxygen; next of kin; phenomenology; transition; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The use of advanced medical technology at home has increased in most industrialized countries. The overall aim of this thesis was to develop knowledge of self-care and transition and issues that influence daily life and health among persons using advanced medical technology at home. READ MORE

  3. 3. Home care communication : moving beyond the surface

    Author : Jessica Höglander; Inger K. Holmström; Jakob Håkansson Eklund; Annelie J. Sundler; Bjöörn Fossum; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : communication; home care services; nursing staff; older persons; person-centred care; RIAS; VR-CoDES; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Communication is an essential part of care and human interaction. While communication within care entails both task-focused and socio-emotional elements, nurses are sometimes perceived as too task-focused. When in need of care, older persons want to be perceived and treated as individuals – to feel involved. READ MORE

  4. 4. Medicine management in municipal home care : delegating, administrating and receiving

    Author : Åsa Gransjön Craftman; Eva von Strauss; Margareta Westerbotn; Kristina Johnell; Kenneth Asplund; Sophiahemmet Högskola; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Delegation; District nurse; Home dwelling; Home care; Home care assistent; Health care; Medication use; Medication management; Polypharmacy; Population-based; Time trends; Task shifting; Responsible authorities; Older people; Delegering; Distriktssjuksköterska; Hemmaboende; Hemtjänst; Hemtjänstpersonal; Hälso- och sjukvård; Medicinanvändning; Medicinhantering; Polyfarmaci; Populationsbaserad; Tidstrender; Uppgiftsväxling; Huvudmän; Äldre; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; delegation;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to investigate how delegation of medication is handled in municipal home care. Specific aims were to 1) explore the prevalence of medication use in older adults over time; 2) describe district nurses’ experiences of the delegation of medication management to municipal home care personnel; 3) explore and describe how home care assistants experience receiving the actual delegation of the responsibility of medication administration; and 4) to describe how older adults, living at home, perceive receiving assistance from home care assistants to manage their own medication. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ergonomics at Home : Design for Safe Living and Home Care

    Author : Jenny Hjalmarson; Tore Johan Larsson; Stefan Lundberg; Lars Nyberg; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ergonomics; aging; work posture; four-wheeled walker; home care worker; living at home; accessibility;

    Abstract : The home should represent safety and security for the person who lives there, and this is an important factor for independence and autonomy in very old age. With aging populations, the needs for long-term care increase, care provided by spouses and/or from the growing home care sector. Injuries among these groups are common. READ MORE