Sökning: "living at home"
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Sammanfattning : The home should represent safety and security for the person who lives there, and this is an important factor for independence and autonomy in very old age. With aging populations, the needs for long-term care increase, care provided by spouses and/or from the growing home care sector. Injuries among these groups are common. LÄS MER
2. From novice towards self-care expert : studies of self-care among persons using advanced medical technology at home
Sammanfattning : The use of advanced medical technology at home has increased in most industrialized countries. The overall aim of this thesis was to develop knowledge of self-care and transition and issues that influence daily life and health among persons using advanced medical technology at home. LÄS MER
3. Older adults' conceptions of home and experiences of living with long-term musculoskeletal pain at home
Sammanfattning : Worldwide there are an increasing number of older adults, many of whom desire to age in place, remaining at home. This makes home increasingly important for health care delivery. Long-term musculoskeletal pain often accompanies old age and is one of the most prevailing and disabling health problems among community dwelling older adults. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The purpose of the present dissertation is to examine the placing of the housing question on the agenda of social policy, the implications of housing for society, and the possibilities for simple shelter to be transformed into real family homes. The debate emphasizing the dwelling as the smallest social component and the home as the most important place for the raising of citizens has been studied. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Sibling caretaking, although common across time and cultures, has not been well researched from the carer’s point of view. In Nicaragua, ranked as one of the poorest countries in the Americas, sibling caretaking is common. LÄS MER