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Hallberg, I. R.

Perspectives of elderly people receiving home help on health, care and quality of life

From a nursing perspective it is important to have information about the type of care needed, the reasons care is needed and quality of life among the most elderly people living in their own homes, in order to support their independence and maximise their quality of life. Thus a study was performed to investigate people aged 75 years and older dependent on care from professionals and/or a next of kin, their functional health, diseases, and complaints in relation to quality of life as perceived by themselves.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:12

Depressive symptomatology and associated factors in dementia in Europe: Home care versus long-term care

This study forms part of a larger European programme investigating the transition from home care to long-term care (LTC) facility in people with dementia (PwD) at the margins of LTC. The aim of this study was to explore the factors associated with depressive symptomatology in PwD in different settings.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:09