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Family caregivers' conceptions of usage and infromation of products, technology and Web-based services.: -
Uppsala University Hospital.
Jönköping University, School of Health Science, HHJ, Dep. of Rehabilitation. Jönköping University, School of Health Science, HHJ. Quality improvements, innovations and leadership in health care and social work.
2011 (English)In: Technology and disability, ISSN 1055-4181, Vol. 23, no 4, 205-214 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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The aim of this study was to identify and characterize family caregivers' conceptions of usage of and information on products, technology, and Web-based services when caring at home for next of kin aged over 65 years. A phenomenographic method with semi-structured interviews with ten family caregivers was used. The results show that the family caregivers considerd products and technology to be essential for an active life, and they stressed both facilitators for and hindrances to their optimal usage. The family caregivers apprehended a lack of information regarding products, technology and Web-based services, and additionally showed limited interest in using Web-based services. There is a need for better information about existing availability and for improvement in follow-up regarding prescriptions given. Therefore, it is necessary to involve family caregivers in the prescription and decision process in line with their wishes, since this to a highly degree influences their possibility to take care of their next of kin at home.

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Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press , 2011. Vol. 23, no 4, 205-214 p.
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Information, phenomenography, qualitative analysis
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-17020DOI: 10.3233/TAD-2011-0327OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-17020DiVA: diva2:474448
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