Search for dissertations about: "nursing homes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 105 swedish dissertations containing the words nursing homes.

  1. 1. Encounters in nursing homes : Experiences from nurses, residents and relatives

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Lars Westin; Högskolan i Skövde.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin; Nursing Homes; Encounters; Nursing Home Staff; Residents; Relatives; Nurses; Nursing homes; encounters; nursing homes staff; residents; relatives; nurses;

    Abstract : The care of residents in nursing homes (special housing) is a major challenge for the nursing profession, especially as the population of older people has increased in recent decades. One important aim of this care is to promote the wellbeing and security of the residents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring resident thriving in Swedish nursing homes : the Umeå Ageing and Health Research Programme (U-Age) Thesis I

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Sabine Björk; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Thriving; everyday activities; environment; cognitive impairment; neuropsychiatric symptoms; nursing homes; nursing; Trivsel; vardagliga aktiviteter; miljö; kognitiv svikt; neuropsykiatriska symptom; särskilda boenden; omvårdnad; omvårdnadsforskning med medicinsk inriktning; Caring Sciences;

    Abstract : BackgroundThe population living in nursing homes is generally characterized by high age and female sex, as well as by physical and cognitive impairments. Also, negative symptoms such as pain and neuropsychiatric symptoms are reportedly common. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conditions for relatives' involvement in nursing homes

    University dissertation from Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Jessica Holmgren; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; discourse analysis; focused ethnography; focus group interviews; gender perspectives; intersectionality; involvement; nursing homes; nursing staff; participant observations; qualitative interviews; relatives; social constructionism and thematic analysis; Discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe and analyse how the involvement of relatives is conditioned in nursing homes from different critical perspectives. Gender perspectives, discourse analysis and intersectional theory are applied, based on social constructionist ontology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leadership person-centred care and the work situation of staff in Swedish nursing homes

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Annica Backman; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Leadership; organisation; person-centred care; psychosocial climate; work environment; nursing homes; nursing;

    Abstract : Background: Swedish nursing home managers, who constitute the empirical focus of this thesis, hold overall operational responsibility for the nursing homes, which includes the care of residents, direct care staff and work environment. Aged care organisations are also expected to provide person-centred care. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nursing care for patients on the edge of life Nurses’ experiences of nursing care in intensive and nursing home related to questions of withholding or withdrawing curative treatment

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Reidun Hov; Karlstads universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; life - sustaining treatment; nursing care; nursing home; ICU; phenomenology; phenomenography; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad; fd vårdvet. ;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to deepen the understanding of nursing care for seriously ill patients on the edge of life in intensive care unit (ICU) and nursing home when questions were raised whether to withhold or withdraw curative treatment. Method: All studies were conducted in a qualitative frame of reference with interviews of nurses in two contexts in Norway; group interviews of 14 nurses in an ICU (study I, III), and individual interviews of 14 nurses in two nursing homes (study II, IV). READ MORE