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Patienters och närståendes upplevelser av Äldrevårdsenheten i landstinget Uppsala län
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Background: Home health care means that patients receive care in their home. Äldrevårdsenheten in Uppsala County treats people, over 65 years, in the patient's home and because of the fact that the quality of care from the patient´s perspective not have been studied previously, this study as part of the quality control of the business.

Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate how patients, and family members, who receive care within the Äldrevårdsenheten in Uppsala County experiencing the care provided in the home.

Method: Interview study with qualitative analysis.

Results: Patients who are cared for within the Elderly Care Unit in Uppsala County Council has a positive experience of home care. Being cared for in the home creates a sense of security and calm in the patients rather than the stress and fear of long waits in the emergency department and planning advice from medical appointments . In contrast, perceived lack of physicians in home care and accessibility to health care staff.

Conclusion: In general, patients in the Elderly Care Unit in Uppsala County Council very pleased with the opportunity to the treatment they received at home. However, there are some weaknesses that need improvement. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 28 p.
Keyword [sv]
Äldrevårdsenheten, äldre, patienten, upplevelser, hemsjukvård
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-225319OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-225319DiVA: diva2:720638
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Caring Sciences
Educational program
Registered Nurse Programme
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Available from: 2014-06-03 Created: 2014-06-01 Last updated: 2014-06-03Bibliographically approved

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