Search for dissertations about: "home rehabilitation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 94 swedish dissertations containing the words home rehabilitation.

  1. 1. Stroke rehabilitation: A randomized controlled study in the home setting; Functioning and costs

    Author : Ann Björkdahl; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : rehabilitation; ADL; cost; home; caregiver; outcome; adaptation; occupational therapy;

    Abstract : Aim: The purpose of the thesis was to describe and evaluate different aspects of rehabilitation after discharge for persons of working age after stroke. Aims were to compare an approach of support, information and training in the home setting with ordinary outpatient rehabilitation at the clinic and to describe the costs and factors influencing the costs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Team-based home rehabilitation after hip fracture in older adults : effects, experiences and impact of dementia

    Author : Åsa Karlsson; Nina Lindelöf; Birgitta Olofsson; Michael Stenvall; Yngve Gustafson; Peter Nordström; Anna Cristina Åberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hip fracture; geriatrics; dementia; home rehabilitation; interdisciplinary rehabilitation; walking ability; activities of daily living; recovery; length of stay; accidential falls; qualitative; Geriatrics; geriatrik; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: For an older adult a hip fracture may be a traumatic and life-changing event and has shown to be associated with reduced health-related quality of life, disability and increased mortality. Previous rehabilitation studies have often excluded older adults with cognitive impairment and those living in residential care facilities, groups with an additional risk of poor outcome. READ MORE

  3. 3. Participation and Independence in Old Age - Aspects of home and neighbourhood environments

    Author : Maria Haak; Arbetsterapi och aktivitetsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; grounded theory; ENABLE-AGE; home; independence; neighbourhood environment; occupational therapy; participation; very old people; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Rehabilitering medicinsk och social ; revalidation; rehabilitation; kinesitherapy; Occupational health; industrial medicine; Yrkesmedicin; arbetsmiljömedicin; Physical medicine; Gerontologi; Gerontology; Medicin människa och djur ; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper;

    Abstract : The current trend in Sweden is to support older people to remain living in their own homes as long as possible. Older people spend much of their daily life within the home and neighbourhood environment. It is well known that participation and independence is important in experiencing well being in old age. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cardiac rehabilitation in hospital and at home : a long-term study from the perspective of women who have suffered their first myocardial infarction

    Author : Inger Wieslander; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Myocardial infarction; Social support; Social network; Cardiac rehabilitation programme; Coronary heart disease; women; cardiac rehabilitation programme; coronary heart disease; myocardial infarction; social network; social support; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of this licentiate thesis was to describe and compare, from a longitudinal perspective, the extent of cardiac rehabilitation efforts as well as changes in social support and social network in women who have suffered their first myocardial infarction (MI). The studies had a descriptive, comparative and longitudinal design. READ MORE

  5. 5. Explaining occupational disorders and work ability among home care workers

    Author : Lotta Dellve; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational diseases; work injury; musculoskeletal; sick leave; retirement; work ability; home care; home care service; home health aides; nursing personnel;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate what factors and conditions contribute to explain the incidences of reported occupational disorders (occupational injuries and work-related diseases and symptoms) and work ability (long-term work ability, long-term sick leave and disability pension) among home care workers (HCWs).Factors at three levels were investigated in this thesis: the macro-organisational level, the workplace level and the individual level. READ MORE