Exploring care for human service profession

Bente Høy

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Abstract

Maintaining dignity in vulnerability
Aim To explore the meaning of maintaining dignity in eldercare from the perspective of nursing home residents.
Background. Elderly people living in nursing homes are exposed to diverse situations which may be associated with loss of dignity. To help them maintain their dignity, it is important to explore, how dignity is maintained in such situations. Views of dignity and factors influencing dignity have been studied from both the nursing homes residents´ and the care providers´ perspective. However, little is known about how the residents’ experience their dignity is maintained and promoted within their day-to-day lives.
Method. This qualitative study has an explorative design, based on qualitative individual research interviews.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Publikationsdato19 mar. 2015
StatusUdgivet - 19 mar. 2015

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