Search for dissertations about: "nursing home placement"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words nursing home placement.

  1. 1. Placing a spouse in a care home for older people : (re)-constructing roles and relationships

    Author : Jonas Sandberg; Margareta Grafström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : family carers; care home placement; partnership; adult children; community staff; nursing staff; carer support; grounded theory; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the process of placing a spouse in a care home for older people from the perspectives of the key actors involved. Due to the lack of previous studies in this area in Sweden and the desire to generate new insights that have the potential to inform practice developments a grounded theory methodology was adopted. READ MORE

  2. 2. Long Term Outcome and Prediction Models of Cognition, Activities of Daily Living and Nursing Home Placement in Alzheimer’s Disease with Cholinesterase Inhibitor Treatment

    Author : Carina Wattmo; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; longitudinal studies; nursing home placement; activities of daily living; cognition; Alzheimer s disease; cholinesterase inhibitors; disease progression; predictors; statistical models.;

    Abstract : Background Prospective longitudinal studies in Alzheimer's disease (AD) that include cholinesterase inhibitor (ChEI) treatment in routine clinical settings are scarce. The patients vary in severity of the disease, clinical course, rate of progression and response to treatment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Persons with stroke and their nursing care in nursing homes

    Author : Suzanne Kumlien; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Stroke; nursing home; Resident Assessment Instrument; nursing care; cognition; communication; mood disorders; eating; nutrition; pain; urinary elimination; transfer;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe and explore the health status and health care needs of persons with stroke in relation to care planning following acute hospital care, as well as health status in persons living in nursing homes (NHs), focusing on those with stroke, their nursing care needs and nursing care. The RAI, a multidimentional instrument, was used to assess the health status of the persons. READ MORE

  4. 4. Family caregiving, a long and winding road. Aspects on burden and life satisfaction among caregivers from the general population study 'Good Aging in Skåne' and effects of psychosocial intervention

    Author : Beth Dahlrup; Geriatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health economic analysis; intervetion; quality of Life; Life satisfaction; Caregiver burden;

    Abstract : With an aging population and a reduction in social services provided by the municipality, a huge majority of us will take care of elderly family members, relatives and friends in need of assistance. How will this affect our lives? Approximately 20% of the adult population in Sweden, mainly middle-aged persons, identify themselves as family caregivers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Long-term treatment response, predictors and biochemical markers in Alzheimer’s disease

    Author : Åsa Wallin; Klinisk minnesforskning; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; treatment response; cholinesterase inhibitor; CSF-biomarkers; pre-treatment progression; predictors; Alzheimer’s disease;

    Abstract : Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is clinically characterised by an insidious onset with progressive symptoms of memory impairment, dysphasia, dyspraxia, dygnosia and visuospatial difficulties. Degeneration of neurons in specific regions of the brain, formation of senile plaques and neurofibrillary changes are some of the neuropathological features of the disease. READ MORE