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Home-Based Care in an Economically Poor Community: An Interview StudyHome-Based Care in an Economically Poor Community: An Interview Study: The different Experiences of Working within Home-Based Care for Health Care Workers in Economically Poor Communities
Karlstad University.
Karlstad University.
2019 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Hemsjukvård i ett Ekonomiskt Fattigt Samhälle: En Intervjustudie. (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

Introduction: Home-based care is an important part of the health care sector globally. But there is a lack of studies of the working conditions for health care workers within home-based care.

Aim: The aim of the study is to illuminate the different experiences of working within home-based care for healthcare workers in economically poor communities.  

Method: A qualitative research, data was collected through six semi-structured interviews and data was analysed by content analysis.

Results: Three categories and eight sub-categories was identified in the data analysis: The Community; Working Conditions in the Community, Safety in the Community & Attitudes in the Community, The Family; The Family Affects the Patient & The Family Affects the Work Tasks and The Health Care Worker; Helping Beyond the Work Tasks, Emotional Involvement & Job Satisfaction.

Conclusion: The study presents different challenges such as safety- and attitudes in the community but also the love for the work in the community.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2019. , p. 22
Keywords [en]
Health Care Workers, Home-Based Care, Khayelitsha, South Africa
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-72103OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-72103DiVA, id: diva2:1317398
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St Lukes Hospice
Subject / course
Nursing, Bachelor of Science
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Study Programme in Nursing (180 ECTS credits)
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2019-05-09, 3A340, Karlstad, 14:00 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2019-05-22 Created: 2019-05-22 Last updated: 2019-05-22Bibliographically approved

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