Search for dissertations about: "older people’s perceptions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words older people’s perceptions.

  1. 1. Oral care quality in intensive care units and short-term care units : Nursing staff and older people's perspectives

    Author : Maria Andersson; Bodil Wilde-Larsson; Mona Persenius Wentzel; Karin Josefsson; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Oral care; quality of care; intensive care; short-term care; older people’s perceptions; nursing staff’s perceptions; person-related conditions; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate oral care and its quality through the perspectives of nursing staff in intensive care units and short-term care units and from the perspectives of older people in short-term care units. Methods: The mix-method study (I) had a concurrent embedded design and was cross-sectional. READ MORE

  2. 2. eHomecare – for safety and communication in everyday life : The perspectives of older users, relatives and care managers

    Author : Charlotta Åkerlind; Christine Gustafsson; Lene Martin; Maria Engström; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; care managers; content analysis; communication; eHomecare; experiences; information and communication technology; older people; participation; perceptions; relatives; safety; welfare technology; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to examine how eHomecare affects the daily lives of older users and their relatives, with a focus on safety and communication. A further aim was to explore care managers’ perspectives, expectations and experiences of eHomecare and its implementation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Air pollution in Nairobi slums : sources, levels and lay perceptions

    Author : Kanyiva Muindi; Nawi Ng; Joacim Rocklöv; Elizabeth Kimani-Murage; Marie Thynell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Air pollution; perceptions; slums; health impacts; Nairobi; Epidemiology; epidemiologi; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : BackgroundAir quality in Africa has remained a relatively under-researched field. Most of the African population is dependent on biomass for cooking and heating, with most of the combustion happening in low efficiency stoves in unvented kitchens. READ MORE

  4. 4. Young People's "Sustainability Consciousness" : Effects of ESD Implementation in Swedish Schools

    Author : Daniel Olsson; Niklas Gericke; Chang-Rundgren Shu-Nu; Anna Uitto; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Compulsory school; Adolescents; Education for sustainable development; Pupils’ perceptions; Sustainability attitudes; Sustainability behavior; Sustainability consciousness; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development is approaching its end and it is important to investigate the effects of the efforts to implement education for sustainable development (ESD) nationally, before decisions on forthcoming efforts are made. There are few investigations of the effect of ESD implementation that take a broad approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Health and quality of care from older peoples' and formal caregivers' perspective

    Author : Ingrid From; Inger Johansson; Gun Nordström; Bodil Wilde Larsson; Berit Lundman; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Older people; community care; dependency; health; adaptation; compensation; phenomenology; quality of care; organizational climate; stress of conscience; competence; health; sense of coherence; formal caregivers; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad; Hälsa och välfärd;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to gain a deeper understanding of older people's view of health and care while dependent on community care. Furthermore to describe and compare formal caregivers' perceptions of quality of care, working conditions, competence, general health, and factors associated with quality of care from the caregivers' perspective. READ MORE