Sökning: "ADL dependence"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 23 avhandlingar innehållade orden ADL dependence.
1. Health for community dwelling older people : trends, inequalities, needs and care in rural Vietnam
Sammanfattning : Background InVietnam, the proportion of people aged 60 and above has increased rapidly in recent decades. The majority live in rural areas where socioeconomic status is more disadvantaged than in urban areas.Vietnam’s economic status is improving but disparities in income and living conditions are widening between groups and regions. LÄS MER
2. Navigating towards a self-determined daily life in old age. Experiences, instrument evaluation and explanatory factors
Sammanfattning : Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore self-determination in the context of community-dwelling older persons with different degrees of dependence in daily activities. Methods: Using a qualitative, grounded design, study I explored how people 80 years and older experienced their self-determination when developing dependence in daily activities. LÄS MER
3. The Complexity of Geriatric Rehabilitation. A One-Year Follow-Up of Client, Caregiver, and Administration Perceptions
Sammanfattning : The overarching aim of this thesis was to report changes in the quality of geriatric rehabilitation as perceived by administration, caregivers, and clients during a one-year period of a Swedish governmental venture of development in geriatric rehabilitation. Further aims were to describe changes in clients’ prevalence of symptoms, ADL dependence, subjective well-being in a one-year follow-up and to generate knowledge for further develop-ment of quality of geriatric rehabilitation. LÄS MER
4. Functional Capacity And Physical Environmenal Demand. Exploration of Factors Influencing Everyday Activity and Health in the Elderly Population
Sammanfattning : The general aim of this thesis was to explore relationships between functional capacity, environmental factors, everyday activity, and health in the elderly population. Initially, the Enabler, an instrument for assessment of the physical home environment's accessibility, was translated to Swedish and revised, and tested for reliability and validity. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Very little is known about the consequences of aging and the wellbeing of deaf sign language users. This thesis contributes to filling this knowledge gap. LÄS MER