Essays about: "elderly people"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 236 essays containing the words elderly people.

  1. 1. Agency in the Warsaw Ghetto : An Intersectional Analysis of the Daily Life, Survival, and Death of Elderly Jews

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Janika Raisch; [2022]
    Keywords : Holocaust; Genocide; Warsaw ghetto; Second World War; Nazi; Nazis; Poland; Warsaw; Jews; Polish Jews; Ghettoisation; Ghettoization; Ghetto; Ghettos; Jewish council; Jewish Self-Help; Elderly; Elderly Jews; Old age; Intersectionality; Agency;

    Abstract : In Holocaust research, the study of elderly Jews in Nazi German ghettos remains a blind spot. This thesis begins to fill the research gap by exploring the everyday life of elderly Jews and their agency under the structural conditions of the Warsaw ghetto. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rethinking social care services for elderly persons in Zambia

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

    Author : Annette Hatembo; [2022]
    Keywords : Ageing; elderly people; family; community; caregiving; old people’s home; social care.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Elderly people in Zambia face numerous challenges resulting from high poverty levels, stigma, and social exclusion, poor service provision in old people's homes, and lack of proper care and support from family and the public. In addition, changes in population ageing have also resulted in increased longevity affecting the obligatory responsibilities of the state and the family to meet individual needs in caregiving adequately. READ MORE

  3. 3. Caregivers' perceptions and experience of using robots for persons living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia : A descriptive literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för vårdvetenskap

    Author : Mei Shijie; Wang Qiping; [2022]
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    Abstract : Background: With the continuous growth of the number of elderly people around the world, the number of people with Alzheimer's disease has increased simultaneously. In recent years, robots have been used in the care of patients with Alzheimer's disease in many countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mental health among nurses : A study of stress, anxiety and depression of nurses in referral hospitals of COVID-19 patients, in Iran

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för hälso- och vårdvetenskap (HV)

    Author : Leila Gharagozlu; [2022]
    Keywords : COVID-19; Nurses; Stress; Anxiety; Depression; Iran;

    Abstract : Introduction: Nurses have had an essential role in developing care, treatment, and community health worldwide during the outbreak of COVID-19. Being in the front line of dealing with the disease, they are more likely to suffer from mental ill-health. Therefore, finding out more about these nurses’ mental health is very important. READ MORE

  5. 5. Outdoor environments for elderly people with different cultural backgrounds : an interview study based on individual experiences

    University essay from SLU/Department of People and Society

    Author : Lisa Asp; [2022]
    Keywords : health promoting landscape architecture; intercultural design; perception; place attachment; nursing home;

    Abstract : There is a lot of solid research on how to design the outdoor environments in nursing homes to benefit the users general well being and place attachment. In this thesis the emphasis lies on the experiences of elderly people who identify themselves with a distinct culture and are deeply involved and attached with its traditions and beliefs. READ MORE