Search for dissertations about: "nursing homes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 111 swedish dissertations containing the words nursing homes.

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

    Author : Lars Westin; Unni Lindström; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Nursing Homes; Encounters; Nursing Home Staff; Residents; Relatives; Nurses; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Medical sciences; Medicin;

    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. 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

    Author : Reidun Hov; Elsy Athlin; Birgitta Hedelin; Kim Lützén; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; life - sustaining treatment; nursing care; nursing home; ICU; phenomenology; phenomenography; Nursing; 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

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

    Author : Sabine Björk; David Edvardsson; Marie Lindkvist; Anders Wimo; Jimmie Kristensson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Author : Jessica Holmgren; Henrik Eriksson; Lars E Eriksson; Eric Carlström; Sweden vårdvetenskap och samhälle Institutionen för neurobiologi Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

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

    Author : Annica Backman; David Edvardsson; Karin Sjögren; Hugo Lövheim; Anna-Karin Edberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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