Search for dissertations about: "informal caregiving"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words informal caregiving.

  1. 1. The Occupation of Caregiving : Moving Beyond Individualistic Perspectives

    Author : Jennifer L. Womack; Margareta Lilja; Gunilla Isaksson; Eric Asaba; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; caregiving; occupational therapy; occupation; aging; individualism; socio-ecological perspective; transactional perspective; Occupational therapy; Arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this research was to illuminate and describe caregiving as an occupation, informed by perspectives from older adult care partners and occupational therapists. An additional aim was to integrate and inform study findings with theoretical constructs that inform occupational therapy practice through occupational science and public health perspectives. READ MORE

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

    Author : Annelie K Gusdal; Lene Martin; Karin Josefsson; Eva Thors Adolfsson; Anna Strömberg; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  3. 3. Informal caregiving at old age. Content, coping, difficulties and satisfaction

    Author : Anna Kristensson Ekwall; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gerontology; Gerontologi; satisfaction; coping; gender; loneliness; Elderly; informal caregivers;

    Abstract : Older people take a great share of caregiving responsibility already and thus understanding of their strain, coping and satis-faction is required. The aim was to investigate dimensions of caregiving activities among elderly (75+) caregivers and to study the dimensions in relation to health-related quality of life (Paper I). READ MORE

  4. 4. Health-related quality of life in persons with Parkinson's disease. Aspects of symptoms, caregiving and sense of coherence

    Author : Marianne Caap-Ahlgren; Geriatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOC; PDQ-8 and 39; SF-36; GDS; insomnia; caregiving; Parkinson s disease; health-related quality of life; Neurology; neuropsychology; neurophysiology; Neurologi; neuropsykologi; neurofysiologi; Gerontology; Gerontologi;

    Abstract : Abstract Aims: The aim of this thesis was to investigate how the impact of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic neurodegenerative disorder, influences the person’s health-related quality of life. The aim was also to investigate nursing assessment and management of Parkinson’s in elderly persons. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life situation of next of kin to persons in need of care-cronic sorrow, burden, quality of life

    Author : Elisabeth Liedström; Annica Kihlgren; Kirsti Skovdahl; Ann-Kristin Isaksson; Jenny Windahl; Anna Kristensson Ekwall; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; life situation; next of kin; informal caregiving; chronic sorrow; burden; quality of life; Partnership model; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Nursing research has been performed during the last 20-30 years, about the next of kin’s vulnerability. Despite this, the health care system has had difficulties to integrate the next of kin in a way that gives support. READ MORE