Search for dissertations about: "informal caregiver"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words informal caregiver.

  1. 1. Family caregiving for persons with heart failure Perspectives of family caregivers, persons with heart failure and registered nurses

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Annelie K Gusdal; Mälardalens högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Attitudes; cardiovascular nursing; caregiving; content analysis; family; family caregiver; family-centered nursing; family systems theory; heart failure; informal caregiver; interview; intervention; older person; pretest-posttest design; questionnaire; web survey; Anhörigvårdare; attityder; familj; familjecentrerad omvårdnad; frågeformulär; före- och efter design; hjärtsvikt; informell vårdgivare; innehållsanalys; intervention; intervju; kardiovaskulär omvårdnad; webbenkät; äldre person; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Heart failure is a growing public health problem associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Family support positively affects outcomes for the person with heart failure while also leading to caregiver burden. Registered nurses have a key role in supporting and meeting the needs of family caregivers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life After a Stroke Event With Special Reference to Aspects on Prognosis, Health and Municipality Care Utilization, and Life Satisfaction Among Patients and Their Informal Caregivers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Lena Olai; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stroke; older age; prognosis; care utilization; life situation; informal caregiver; health problems; survival; hazard; nursing; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Allmänmedicin; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : Objectives. The aim of this thesis was to study the prognosis, health care utilization and health situation in stroke patients, and informal caregiver burden during the first post-stroke year. Material and methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Carers in the Welfare State On Informal Care and Support for Carers in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för socialt arbete - Socialhögskolan

    Author : Magnus Jegermalm; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialt arbete; Informal care; support; old age care;

    Abstract : The general aim of this dissertation is to describe and analyse patterns of informal care and support for carers in Sweden. One specific aim is to study patterns of informal care from a broad population perspective in terms of types of care and types of carer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Case management for frail older people. Effects on healthcare utilisation, cost in relation to utility, and experiences of the intervention

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Magnus Sandberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intervention Studies; Hospitalisation; Informal Caregiver; Case Management; Content Analysis; Registries; Healthcare Utilisation; Frail Elderly; Complex intervention; Healthcare Costs;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate healthcare utilisation patterns and to explore the effects of a case management intervention for frail older people on healthcare utilisation and costs in relation to utility. A further aim was to explore the older people’s and case managers’ experiences of the intervention. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unravelling the duality of Caregivinghood - How informal caregivers describe their situation when salutogenically approached

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Mia M T Wennerberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Caregivinghood; Community care; Dyad; Environment context; GRD-definition; Health promotion; Homecare; Informal caregiver and carerecipient; Policy; Specific and Generalized Resistance Resources and Deficits; Salutogenesis; Support; Theory-driven qualitative design;

    Abstract : Demographic changes and an emphasis on community care, increase the number of informal caregivers to older adults in most societies. Their willingness to provide care and that they are healthy enough to manage, is essential. READ MORE