Essays about: "Older Persons"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the words Older Persons.

  1. 1. Elderly Caregivers in Skipped-generation Households in Zambia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Ageing; Caregiving; Welfare Regime; Intergenerational Transfer; Extended Family; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Zambia recent socio-economic changes are placing an undue burden on the elderly. The burden is greatly associated with the HIV and AIDS epidemic, which has led to increased mortality of prime aged adults. READ MORE

  2. 2. Skeuomorphic vs flat design : A comparison of preferences of design techniques between two generations

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Datateknik och informatik; Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Datateknik och informatik

    Author : Maja GIllbo; Linda Ahlkvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Skeuomorphism; Flat design; Usability;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of the study was to compare two visually opposite design techniques: skeuomorphic design, recognizable for its realistic presentation, and flat design, an abstract design option that has gained popularity in the last years. The two designs were compared using two generations of Internet users to find out what the preferences were for each generation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prevention of malnutrition among older persons with dementia : an interview study of Cape Town Care Home Nurses’ preventative work

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola; Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Sofia Adler Franzén; Lovisa Larsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Cape Town; Care Homes; Dementia; Identification; Malnutrition; Nurses; Older Persons; Prevention.;

    Abstract : Background Malnutrition among older persons with dementia is a common issue due to the consequences of the diagnosis, such as physical hindrances or forgetting to eat. Preventative work, against malnutrition for example, is part of the work responsibility of a registered nurse (Swedish Society of Nursing (SSN, 2011). READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychosocial development in intensive home rehabilitation : Amongst older adults in post-hospital treatment

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Carl Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : older adults; intensive home rehabilitation; reablement; psychosocial wellbeing; social work; multi professional teams;

    Abstract : Introduction. According to the Swedish ministry of social affairs, the future care for older adults must have a higher degree of psychosocial wellbeing weaved in to it. It must also be cost effective to smoothen the approaching demographic transition (SOU 2017:21). READ MORE

  5. 5. Factors that affect quality of life for older persons with life limiting illness in long term care homes : a literature review

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Tannis Rasmusson; [2016]
    Keywords : Quality of life; Palliative care; Long term care homes; Nursing;

    Abstract : Dying is a normal life process. Palliative care is the means in which health care professionals care for individuals with either life limiting or terminal illness at or near the end of life. It is important to deliver palliative care across all health care contexts - from acute care to residential care. READ MORE