Search for dissertations about: "older person"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 153 swedish dissertations containing the words older person.

  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. 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. Autonomy and Participation in Care For Older People : Descriptions by Older People, Registered Nurses, Case Managers, First Line Managers and Local Authorities Senior Medicine Advisors

    Author : Maria Hedman; Elisabeth Häggström; Ulrika Pöder; Ingela Enmarker; Kenneth Asplund; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Autonomy; Participation; Older People; Chronic Illness; Healthcare; RN; CM; FLM; LASMA; Relatives; Municipal Care; Phenomenology; Innovative Learning; Innovativt lärande; Caring Sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Overall aim: To describe the essence of autonomy and participation for older people in care, and how to promote this in care for them.Method: A descriptive design with a phenomenological approach. Sixteen older people (I) and 13 registered nurses (II) participated in individual face-to-face interviews (I and II). READ MORE

  4. 4. “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link” : collaborative care planning as a person-centred practice

    Author : Ingela Jobe; Åsa Engström; Birgitta Lindberg; Helle Wijk; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; collaborative care planning; person-centred practice; health and social care; ethics; older adults; care partners; health and social care professionals; nursing; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : In recent years, person-centred care has become one of the major goals of health and social care policies. A method used, to facilitate collaboration and integrate the person’s perspective in the decision-making process, is the collaborative care planning process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exercise in older adults with rheumatoid arthritis - a person-centred approach

    Author : Elvira Lange; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Exercise; Rheumatoid arthritis; person-centred; physiotherapy; aging;

    Abstract : Physical activity and exercise are well known to enhance health and are recommended as part of the management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the level of physical activity among older adults with RA is found to be low and little research focuses on physical activity and exercise in older adults with RA. READ MORE