Sökning: "nurses in dementia care"

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  1. 1. Detection and assessment of pain in dementia care practice : Registered nurses’ and certified nursing assistants’ experiences

    Författare :Christina Karlsson; Birgitta Sidenvall; Marie Ernsth-Bravell; Eva Brink; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Abbey Pain Scale-SWE; cognitive impairment; dementia; municipal elderly care; observational behavioural pain assessment scales; pain assessment; person-centred care;

    Sammanfattning : Aim: The overall aim of the thesis was to explore and describe registered nurses’ (RNs) and certified nursing assistants’ (CNAs) experiences of detection and assessment of pain in older people with cognitive impairment and dementia. A further aim was to evaluate the Abbey Pain Scale-SWE (APS-SWE) in dementia care practice. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Aspects of institutional care of patients with dementia

    Författare :Per-Olof Sandman; Rolf Adolfsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Dementia; institutional care; ADL; constipation; conversation; dietary intake; morning; care; relocation;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the present study was to investigate all long-term institutions in the county of Västerbotten, Northern Sweden, to give a detailed description of the institutionalized population with respect to motor functions, vision, hearing, speech, ADL-functions, prevalence of psychiatric symptoms and behavioral disturbances, staff work load, use of psychoactive drugs and prevalence of dementia. Another aim was to select some specific 'problem areas' in the nursing care of demented patients for further descriptive and interventional studies. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Dementia care in an ethical perspective : an exploratory study of caregivers' experiences of ethical conflicts when feeding severely demented patients

    Författare :Britt Mari Åkerlund; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ethics; nursing; feeding behaviour; dementia;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this study was to explore how caregivers caring for severely demented patients experience ethical conflict situations. Feeding patients in a late state of dementia was chosen as focus. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The nurse-patient encounter and the patients' state: Effects of individual care and clinical group supervision in dementia care

    Författare :Anna-Karin Edberg; Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; demanding behaviour; mood; nursing home; clinical supervision; nursing care quality; patient care planning; support; nurse-patient relations; nursing care; Communication; dementia; quasi-experimental research; Psychiatry; clinical psychology; psychosomatics; Psykiatri; klinisk psykologi; psykosomatik;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of thesis was to investigate the nurse-patient encounter in dementia care (n=9 patients), functional and cognitive ability, behaviours and mood of the patients as well as the reliability of the instruments used (n=75 nursing home patients). A further aim was to investigate the effects on the aspects mentioned above of a one-year controlled intervention (individually planned care and clinical group supervision) on one ward (EW) in comparison to a control ward (CW), each housing 11 patients. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Music and other strategies in the care of agitated individuals with dementia. A nursing perspective

    Författare :Hans Ragneskog; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; agitation; care; dementia; elderly; integration; nursing; music; restlessness; video recording;

    Sammanfattning : Agitation is an overarching term commonly used to describe the behaviour of elderly restless patients with dementia. The concept includes behaviour such as tension, aggression, aimless wandering, pacing, cursing, screaming, and fighting. LÄS MER