Search for dissertations about: "personer med demenssjukdom"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words personer med demenssjukdom.

  1. 1. Social citizenship and people with dementia Designing social care policies in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jonas Nordh; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Social citizenship; people with dementia; policy; policy practice; policy actors; street-level bureaucrats; social work; care managers; rights; Socialt medborgarskap; personer med demenssjukdom; policy; policypraktik; gräsrotsbyråkrater; socialt arbete; biståndshandläggare;

    Abstract : People with dementia are commonly in need of some form of social care from the social services in order to manage their everyday situations. However, social services are shaped by the construction of policy targets. The aim of this dissertation is to explore the social citizenship for people with dementia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gait speed and physical exercise in people with dementia

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Annika Toots; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Exercise; dementia; residential facilities; postural balance; activities of daily living; cognitive function; mobility limitation; Alzheimer s disease; rehabilitation; frail elderly; gait speed; mortality; aged 80 and older;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis was to investigate the importance of physical function for survival in very old people, and furthermore, whether physical exercise could influence physical function, cognitive function, and dependence in activities of daily living (ADLs) in older people with dementia living in nursing homes.The world’s population is ageing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment meetings between care managers and persons living with dementia Citizenship as practice

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Johannes H Österholm; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ageism; decision-making; elderspeak; institutional discourse; malignant positioning; narrative; needs assessment; social work; storytelling; Behovsbedömning; berättande; berättelser; beslutsfattande; institutionella samtal; malign positionering; socialt arbete; ålderism; äldreriktat tal;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with encounters between persons living with dementia and care managers. Dementia often results in progressive care needs that must be met by different social care services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Depression in older people with and without dementia non-pharmacological interventions and associations between psychotropic drugs and mortality

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Gustaf Boström; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Depression; Dementia; Exercise; Randomized controlled trial; Psychotropic drugs; Mortality; Gender; Residential facilities; Frail elderly; Epidemiology; Cohort study; geriatrik; Geriatrics; sjukgymnastik; Physiotherapy;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate associations between psychotropic drug use and death, associations between functional capacity, dependency in ADL and depression, and to evaluate a non-pharmacological intervention to reduce depressive symptoms, among older people with and without dementia.There is limited knowledge about the risk of death associated with psychotropic drug use among those aged ≥85 years, those with dementia, or those living in residential care facilities; groups that have a higher intake of psychotropic drugs and who are also more prone to adverse drug reactions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding spirituality and religiosity among very old people : measurements and experiences

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Nursing, Umeå University

    Author : Catharina Norberg; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged 80 and older; Sweden; spirituality; self-transcendence; Self-transcendence Scale; Religious Orientation Scale; religiosity; psychometrics; experiences; Umeå 85 GERDA; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Background: Spirituality is a multifaceted concept. In this thesis, spirituality is understood as an overarching term and a core of a person´s being. Religiosity is seen as one of many expressions of spirituality. Very old people are a vulnerable population, with an increased risk to be exposed to negative life events. READ MORE