Summary: Nursing care of the aged patient given in the home, the hospital, or special institutions such as nursing homes, psychiatric institutions, etc.
Publications231 found, 100 shown here
- Evolving models of Geriatric Nursing careMathy Mezey
Division of Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, New York, NY, USA
Geriatr Nurs 26:11-5. 2005..This article highlights some of these evolving models of nursing practice in assisted living, home care, hospitals, and nursing homes...
- Meeting communication needs: topics of talk in the nursing homeKristine Nordlie Williams
University of Kansas School of Nursing, Kansas City 66160 7502, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:38-45. 2005..With increased communication awareness, staff can learn to modify conversational topics to better meet older adults' psychosocial needs...
- Oral health protocol for the dependent institutionalized elderlyJose Antonio Gil-Montoya
School of Dentistry, Granada University, Department of Special Care in Dentistry and Gerodontology, Granada City, Spain
Geriatr Nurs 27:95-101. 2006..This type of protocol should include regular collaboration with dental professionals and provide a program of continuous training for nursing staff on oral health issues...
- Caring for residents with dementia and aggressive behavior: impact of life history knowledgeMary Y Egan
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
J Gerontol Nurs 33:24-30. 2007..This study demonstrates the feasibility and potential value of using life histories with residents who demonstrate aggressive behavior...
- Work situation of registered nurses in municipal elderly care in Sweden: a questionnaire surveyKarin Josefsson
Department of Health Sciences, Orebro University, S 701 82 Orebro, Sweden
Int J Nurs Stud 44:71-82. 2007..Furthermore, the specialisation in dementia care divided elderly care into two groups: dementia and general care. This change has had a significant impact on the work situation of registered nurses (RNs)...
- Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE): using outcomes and benchmarks for evidenced-based practiceTerry Fulmer
Division of Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, USA
Geriatr Nurs 23:121-7. 2002..The opportunities for continuous quality improvement through the NICHE program are described...
- Nurses' perceptions of ethical issues in the care of older peopleJenny Rees
Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
Nurs Ethics 16:436-52. 2009..Wider training is required in the care of older people, workplace skills, palliative care and pain management for older people. The demands of a changing global demography will necessitate further research in this field...
- The Geriatric Resource Nurse Model: a culture changeJann Pfaff
Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Wisconsin, USA
Geriatr Nurs 23:140-4. 2002..The following article contains an outline of the initial steps taken to implement the GRN model and a NICHE program, the way both became fully integrated into the culture of care, and evidence of positive patient and staff outcomes...
- Changes in the Geriatric Care Environment Associated with NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for HealthSystem Elders)Marie Boltz
New York University College of Nursing, New York, New York, USA
Geriatr Nurs 29:176-85. 2008..This secondary analysis examines the influence of the NICHE program on nurse perceptions of the geriatric nursing practice environment and quality of geriatric care, as well as geriatric nursing knowledge in a sample ..
- Hospital nurses' perceptions of the geriatric care environment in one Canadian health care regionJo Ann Lapointe McKenzie
Xi Lambda, Deer Lodge Centre and WRHA Program Director, Rehab Geriatric Program, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
J Nurs Scholarsh 43:181-7. 2011..To identify and compare perceptions of the geriatric care environment among nurses in three different urban hospital types in one health authority in a Midwestern Canadian province...
- Nurses Improving Care to Health System Elders (NICHE): implementation of best practice modelsMathy Mezey
The John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, Steinhardt School of Education, Division of Nursing, New York University, 246 Greene Street, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
J Nurs Adm 34:451-7. 2004....
- Hospital nurses' perception of the geriatric nurse practice environmentMarie Boltz
College of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY 10003 6677, USA
J Nurs Scholarsh 40:282-9. 2008To test the relationship between nurses' perceptions of the geriatric nurse practice environment (GNPE) and perceptions of geriatric-care delivery, and geriatric nursing knowledge.
- Factor structure of the geriatric institutional assessment profile's professional issues scalesMarie Boltz
NICHE Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders, Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, New York, New York 10003, USA
Res Gerontol Nurs 3:126-34. 2010..The six factors were validated in a half randomly selected sample, with a root-mean-square error of approximation fit index of 0.07 and the normed and non-normed fit indices both 0.8, all indicating adequate fit of the six-factor model...
- The nursing practice environment and nurse-perceived quality of geriatric care in hospitalsHongsoo Kim
New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY 10003, USA
West J Nurs Res 31:480-95. 2009..All three subdomains of the geriatric-specific NPE measured by the Geriatric Nursing Practice Environment scale were positively related to quality of geriatric care when adjusting for general ..
- Long-term nursing care of elderly people: identifying ethically problematic experiences among patients, relatives and nurses in FinlandSari Teeri
University of Turku, Turku and Satakunta Polytechnic, Pori, Finland
Nurs Ethics 13:116-29. 2006..This study provided no information on the prevalence of ethical problems. However, it is clear from the results that patient integrity warrants more attention in the nursing care of elderly patients...
- Implementing a geriatric resource nurse modelMarilyn Lopez
Department of Medical Affairs, NYU Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
J Nurs Adm 32:577-85. 2002....
- Dignity of older people in a nursing home: narratives of care providersRita Jakobsen
Lovisenberg Deaconal University College, Oslo, Norway
Nurs Ethics 17:289-300. 2010..It is possible to understand their experiences in terms of Habermas's theory of modern society and the concept of the system's colonization of the life world...
- The NICHE geriatric resource nurse model: improving the care of older adults with Alzheimer's disease and other dementiasJosh Allen
Care and Compliance Group, Inc, Wildomar, CA, USA
Geriatr Nurs 31:128-32. 2010..This article addresses the NICHE/GRN model and its implementation at Palomar Pomerado Health...
- Psychosocial group rehabilitation for lonely older people: favourable processes and mediating factors of the intervention leading to alleviated lonelinessNiina Savikko
The Central Union for the Welfare of the Aged, Helsinki, Finland
Int J Older People Nurs 5:16-24. 2010..Loneliness among community-dwelling older people is a common problem, with serious health consequences...
- Perceptions of autonomy, privacy and informed consent in the care of elderly people in five European countries: comparison and implications for the futureHelena Leino-Kilpi
Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland
Nurs Ethics 10:58-66. 2003..Multicultural international research is needed in this area. This is the last of a set of five articles published together in this issue of Nursing Ethics in which the results of this comparative research project are presented...
- TWICE: A NICHE program at North Memorial Health CarePatricia Finch Guthrie
North Memorial Health Care, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Geriatr Nurs 23:133-8; quiz 138-9. 2002..As a result, the incidence of acute confusion and the percentage of acutely confused patients at discharge decreased...
- The Hartford Geriatric Nursing Initiative experience in geriatric nursing education: looking back, looking forwardGeraldine Bednash
American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC, USA
Nurs Outlook 59:228-35. 2011This article traces the impact of the John A. Hartford Foundation's (JAHF) Hartford Geriatric Nursing Initiative (HGNI) on the geriatric preparation of nursing students. With over 2...
- Patients who present with dementia: exploring the knowledge of hospital nursesVictoria Fessey
Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Care, Coventry University
Nurs Older People 19:29-33. 2007..The findings about nurses' knowledge and understanding of person-centred dementia care and gaps in this area are discussed, and implications for future education and training of nurses presented...
- Sustaining the Geriatric Resource Nurse Model at the University of VirginiaVirginia K Lee
University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
Geriatr Nurs 23:128-32. 2002..Flexibility, mentoring relationships, a core curriculum, additional stimulating educational offerings, and a strong leadership team have been key influences on sustainability and growth...
- Providing meaningful continuing education in a changing long-term care environmentJoyce Tryssenaar
McMaster University, School of Rehabilitation Science, Hamilton, ON, Canada
J Nurses Staff Dev 20:1-5. 2004..The inclusion of all staff encouraged cross discipline learning and a common language of care within the facilities. The format is easy to use and applicable to a variety of continuing education issues...
- The Duke-NICHE program: an academic-practice collaboration to enhance geriatric nursing careCristina C Hendrix
Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
Nurs Outlook 59:149-57. 2011..Although challenging to develop and sustain, academic-health system partnerships hold potential to improve care through both improved implementation of evidence and stimulating new research at the point of care...
- A system-level approach to improving the care of the older critical care patientMarie Boltz
Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University College of Nursing, 726 Broadway, New York, NY 10003, USA
AACN Adv Crit Care 22:142-9. 2011..healthy and productive practice environments aligned with meeting the specialized needs of older adults and their families ("geriatric nursing practice environments"); and (4) conduct comprehensive measurement of geriatric initiatives.
- A model of nurse assistant care to promote functional status in hospitalized eldersTina Weitzel
PICHE Project at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Illinois, USA
J Nurses Staff Dev 20:181-6. 2004..Length of stay decreased by 2.4 days (p =.0007), and there was a significant increase in the number of elders who were able to return home (p =.024)...
- Prevention of unethical actions in nursing homesEva Merethe Solum
Vestfold University College, Vestfold, Norway
Nurs Ethics 15:536-48. 2008..This theory has four basic requirements: communicative competence, equality, self-determination, and openness about motives...
- A survey of ethical issues experienced by nurses caring for terminally ill elderly peopleS Patricia D Enes
Princess Alice Hospice, Esher, Surrey, UK
Nurs Ethics 11:150-64. 2004..These issues related to the unique needs of elderly people (such as dementia sufferers) and could have an impact on patients' quality of death...
- Current evidence regarding models of acute care for hospitalized geriatric patientsJulia S Steele
University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Arlington, VA, USA
Geriatr Nurs 31:331-47. 2010..Recommendations for additional research, use of the models in clinical nursing practice, and nursing implications of the models...
- Using nurse practitioners to implement best practice care for the elderly during hospitalization: the NICHE journey at the University of Virginia Medical CenterKathleen Fletcher
Senior Services, University of Virginia Health System, 2071 McKim Hall, P O Box 800566, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0566, USA
Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 19:321-37, vii. 2007..Sustainability and growth of NICHE is contingent upon demonstrating favorable outcomes that can be directly attributed to NICHE...
- Measuring quality of care with an inpatient elderly population. The geriatric resource nurse modelJ T Turner
University of Virginia (UVA, School of Nursing, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 27:8-18. 2001..Participants in both groups stressed the importance of nurses' demonstrating understanding and caring when working with older individuals...
- Aggressive behaviour by people with dementia in residential care settings: a reviewD Pulsford
Division of Mental Health, Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:611-8. 2006..There is also little empirical information about how professional carers actually manage aggressive behaviour in practice...
- Leadership role of Consultant Nurses working with Older People: a co-operative inquiryKim Manley
Resources for Learning and Improving, Royal College of Nursing, RCN Institute, London, UK
J Nurs Manag 16:147-58. 2008..The aim of the co-operative enquiry undertaken was to explore how the leadership component of the Consultant Nurse for Older People role was reflected in day-to-day working...
- Best care for the elderly at Forsyth Medical CenterKelly Swauger
Forsyth Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA
Geriatr Nurs 23:145-50. 2002..This article describes the team and the methods they used to modify models and design processes to meet the needs of the organization and this patient population. Successes and opportunities for continued improvement also are identified...
- Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders - a model for optimising the geriatric nursing practice environmentElizabeth Capezuti
New York University College of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
J Clin Nurs 21:3117-25. 2012..To describe the components of NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) programmes that contribute to a positive geriatric nursing practice environment.
- An outreach intervention to implement evidence based practice in residential care: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN67855475]Maria Crotty
Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Australia 5042
BMC Health Serv Res 4:6. 2004..The aim of this project was to assess whether outreach visits would improve the implementation of evidence based clinical practice in the area of falls reduction and stroke prevention in a residential care setting...
- Functional decline in hospitalized older adultsCarla Graf
University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
Am J Nurs 106:58-67, quiz 67-8. 2006..Routine walking schedules, activities to prevent sensory deprivation, and timely hospital discharge are among the interventions that can help prevent functional decline...
- Fall prevention in residential care: a cluster, randomized, controlled trialNgaire Kerse
Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:524-31. 2004..To establish the effectiveness of a fall-prevention program in reducing falls and injurious falls in older residential care residents...
- Prevalence of skin and back diseases in geriatric care nursesMadeleine Dulon
Institution of Statutory Accident Insurance of the Health and Welfare Service, Hamburg, Germany
Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:983-92. 2008..The prevalence of hand eczema, low back disorders (LBD) and neck/shoulder disorders (NSD) in geriatric nurses and the association of work-related factors with hand eczema, LBD and NSD in geriatric nurses were examined...
- Empowerment in nursing homes: lessons for district nursing?Ashild Slettebø
Oslo University College, Faculty of Nursing, Oslo, Norway
Br J Community Nurs 11:115-8. 2006..The main finding was that the nurses where striving for the best outcome for the residents, and used strategies including negotiation and raising awareness to empower residents and each other...
- Outcomes and lessons learned from the John A. Hartford Foundation Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Initiative Centers of Geriatric Nursing ExcellenceG J Huba
Hartford Geriatric Nursing Initiative, Culver City, CA 90230, USA
Nurs Outlook 54:243-53. 2006
- Leadership development in the John A. Hartford Foundation Centers of Geriatric Nursing ExcellenceClaudia J Beverly
Arkansas Health Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
Nurs Outlook 54:231-5. 2006
- Experts recommend strategies for strengthening the use of advanced practice nurses in nursing homesMathy Mezey
John A Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University, Steinhardt School of Education, Division of Nursing, NY, NY 10003, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1790-7. 2005In 2003, The John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University Division of Nursing, convened an expert panel to explore the potential for developing recommendations for the caseloads of advanced practice ..
- The effect of staff training on the use of restraint in dementia: a single-blind randomised controlled trialI Testad
Stavanger University Hospital, Psychiatric Clinic, Stavanger Norway
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:587-90. 2005..Use of restraint amongst institutionalised elderly with dementia and problem behaviour not only remains widespread, but also appears to be accepted as inevitable...
- Specialist support teams: influencing the nursing care of older peopleWilliam Anderson
East Kent Health Authority, Dover
Nurs Older People 16:18-20. 2004
- Advanced primary nursing: liberating the talentsWendy Jehan
Luton Teaching Primary Care Trust
Nurs Manag (Harrow) 12:20-3. 2006
- Influence of policies on nursing practice in long-term care environments for older peopleDebbie Tolson
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Community Health, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
J Adv Nurs 50:661-71. 2005..This paper reports a study exploring nurses' awareness of, access to and use of policies within long-term care environments for older people in Scotland...
- Poor oral hygiene in long-term carePamela S Stein
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY, USA
Am J Nurs 109:44-50; quiz 51. 2009..Nurses can take action by making sure supplies are in place, promoting oral care to all direct care staff and administrators, and making evidence-based recommendations during resident care conferences...
- Supporting care homes: the older people's specialist nurseNicky Hayes
King s College Hospital NHS Trust and Care Homes Support Team, Southwark Primary Care Trust, London
Br J Nurs 13:1250-7. 2004..The emergent role of the older people's specialist nurse as key to managing the interface between the nursing homes and primary care is highlighted as a key benefit of this unique role...
- Everyday ethical problems in dementia care: a teleological modelIngrid Agren Bolmsjö
Department of Health Sciences, The Vardal Institute, PO Box 157, Lund University, SE 22100 Lund, Sweden
Nurs Ethics 13:340-59. 2006..The model proved useful for the analysis of nurses' everyday ethical dilemmas and will be further explored to evaluate how well it can serve as a tool to identify and handle problems that arise in nursing care...
- Adult failure to thrive in the older rehabilitation patientPatricia A Higgins
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
Rehabil Nurs 30:152-9. 2005..Patients discharged home differed from patients who were unable to return home in mood state, physical function score, and admission serum albumin. Suggestions for practice and further research are offered...
- Working together for successLinda L Haney
Director 13:75-8, 80-1. 2005....
- Taking a stand against falls. Interview by Emma Vere_JonesJanet Robson
Nurs Times 102:16-7. 2006
- An evaluation of a monitoring system intervention: falls, injuries, and affect in nursing homesDouglas Holmes
Hebrew Home for Aged at Riverdale and Columbia University Faculty of Medicine, New York 10463, USA
Clin Nurs Res 16:317-35. 2007..Additional time spent in staff care was significantly related to decreased affective disorder. The findings related to Vigil are generally mixed. The question remains as to whether the improvement in affect was due to Vigil or vigilance...
- Conceptual model of attractiveness as a factor influencing quality of care and outcomes of residents in nursing home settingsSara L Campbell
Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 28:107-15. 2005..Case study application is used to depict the interplay of the model with the provision of resident care and outcomes...
- TCARE: tailored caregiver assessment and referralRhonda Montgomery
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
Am J Nurs 108:54-7; quiz 57. 2008..An evidence-based model to target services for caregivers...
- On paternalism, autonomy and best interests: telling the (competent) aged-care resident what they want to knowAnthony G Tuckett
Senior Clinical Lecturer, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 12:166-73. 2006..Finally, a very simple recommendation is proposed for determining and managing the (competent) aged-care resident's informational disclosure preferences: ask them...
- The effects of group reminiscence therapy on depression, self esteem, and life satisfaction of elderly nursing home residentsShu Yuan Chao
Department of Nursing, Hungkuang University, Taiwan
J Nurs Res 14:36-45. 2006..The model we created here can serve as a reference for future application in institutional care...
- Preparing undergraduates for practice placements in gerontological nursingClaire Welford
C Nursing and Midwifery Planning Development Unit HSE West and National University of Ireland, Galway
Nurs Older People 19:31-4; quiz 35. 2007..To contextualise this subject, a brief overview of the relevant demographics of this client group is offered to help set the scene of the care environments in which the students were to be be placed...
- Using principles of diffusion of innovation to improve nursing home careChristine R Kovach
College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 23:132-9. 2008..Results of this study support the emerging consensus that diffusion of innovation is an effective model for making changes in performance of healthcare organizations...
- The bathing of older adults with dementiaJoanne Rader
Rader Consulting, Silverton, OR, USA
Am J Nurs 106:40-8, quiz 48-9. 2006..Research supports this change in philosophy and practice, whereby bathing is not a task to be performed but rather a human interaction. Inexpensive, practical, and evidence-based alternatives are discussed...
- Continence problems in care homes: auditing assessment and treatmentJoanne Mangnall
RCN Institute, Oxford
Nurs Older People 18:20-2. 2006
- Let's not call it custodial careChristine R Kovach
J Gerontol Nurs 32:5-6. 2006
- Fatigue in frail elderly peopleChristine Toye
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Pearson Street, Churchlands, Western Australia, 6018
Int J Palliat Nurs 12:202-8. 2006..Further work is required to establish the tool's psychometric properties, but it should then be useful for both research and clinical assessment purposes...
- The community case management program: for 12 years, caring at its bestCyndy Hunt Luzinski
Poudre Valley Hospital, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Geriatr Nurs 29:207-15. 2008....
- Overcoming restraint use: examining barriers in Australian aged care facilitiesRhonda Nay
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australian
J Gerontol Nurs 32:33-8. 2006....
- From theory to practice: capturing the uniqueness of nursingChristine Smith
School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, Newport
Nurs Older People 18:16-20. 2006
- Activity intolerance and impaired physical mobility in eldersHea Kung Hur
Department of Nursing, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Korea
Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 16:47-53. 2005..To clarify the use of two nursing diagnoses, activity intolerance and impaired physical mobility, with elderly patients...
- Pressure ulcer prevention in black and white nursing home residents: A QI initiative of enhanced ability, incentives, and management feedbackJules Rosen
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 19:262-8. 2006..To determine if educating nursing home staff about pressure ulcer prevention reduces the differential risk of pressure ulcer development in black and white nursing home residents...
- Continent or incontinent? That is the questionRoma Lee Taunton
School of Nursing, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7503, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 31:36-44. 2005..Staff described situations in which incontinence was improved for specific residents, but there was little evidence of formal programs to maintain continence or improve incontinence...
- Behaviors of nursing home residents with dementia: examining nurse responsesChristine R Kovach
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI 53201 0413, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 32:13-21. 2006..This study suggests there is a need for more assessment and critical thinking when addressing behavior change in individuals with dementia...
- Perceptions of spirituality and spiritual care among older nursing home residents at the end of lifeMeredith Wallace
School of Nursing, Yale University, 100 Church Stret South, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
Holist Nurs Pract 21:285-9; quiz 290-1. 2007..Moreover, little research has been undertaken to determine how nurses may best help older adults improve spiritual health...
- The patient's vulnerability, dependence and exposed situation in the discharge process: experiences of district nurses, geriatric nurses and social workersIngBritt Rydeman
Neurotec Department, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 15:1299-307. 2006..The aim of the study was to obtain a deeper understanding of the experiences of the discharge process among different professionals...
- Assessing patients' eligibility for fully funded nursing careWilliam Anderson
Canterbury and Coastal Primary Care Trust
Nurs Times 100:38-41. 2004..Comparison of findings showed that the assessment tool was a means of improving the quality of assessments...
- Using a modified nominal group technique to elicit director of nursing input for an osteoporosis interventionDeborah A Levine
Deep South Center on Effectiveness Research, An HSR and D REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:420-5. 2006..Barriers prevent osteoporosis care in nursing homes. Successful interventions designed to circumvent these barriers benefit from target recipient input during development...
- Nursing staff beliefs and expectations about continence care in nursing homesBarbara Resnick
University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:610-8. 2006..The purpose of this qualitative study was to consider the current beliefs of nursing assistants and directors of nursing about management of urinary incontinence (UI) among the residents in nursing homes...
- A clinical nursing leadership model for enhancing continence care for older adults in a subacute inpatient care settingJoan Ostaszkiewicz
Peter James Centre, Deakin University, Victoria 3125, Australia
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:624-9. 2006..These initiatives were sustainable during a 2-year period after their introduction, despite the gradual withdrawal of the clinical leader...
- Person-centered nursing practice with older people in IrelandMargaret G Landers
College Lecturer, Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
Nurs Sci Q 20:78-84. 2007..The following criteria are then applied: logical congruence, the generation of the theory, the credibility of the model, and the contribution of the model to the discipline of nursing...
- Developing the nurse's role in the care of older peopleAngie Clegg
Nurs Older People 18:26-30. 2006..The 'Whafedale model' allows suitably trained nurses to assess, diagnose and deliver care to older people hospitalised with a range of conditions. This article describes the model's development and the challenges encountered...
- The recognition and use of patient expertise on a unit for older peopleSylvia Cavanagh
Royal Victoria Hospital, Dundee
Nurs Older People 19:31-6; quiz 37. 2007....
- Care dependency: testing the German version of the Care Dependency Scale in nursing homes and on geriatric wardsChrista Lohrmann
Department of Nursing Science, Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Scand J Caring Sci 17:51-6. 2003..The results show that the scores of the Care Dependency Scale correlate to the scores of the two classifications. In general, the German version of the scale can be recommended for use in nursing homes and on geriatric wards...
- Baccalaureate education and American nursing homes: a survey of nursing schoolsShu Li Chen
The University of Tennessee, College of Nursing, 1200 Volunteer Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37996, United States
Nurse Educ Today 27:909-14. 2007..As the world population continues to age rapidly, nurse educators need to consider the advantages of clinical experiences for students in long-term care facilities...
- Description of an advanced practice nursing consultative model to reduce restrictive siderail use in nursing homesLaura M Wagner
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Kunin Lunenfeld Applied Research Unit, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6A 2E1
Res Nurs Health 30:131-40. 2007..Findings suggest that an APN consultation model can effectively be implemented through comprehensive, individualized assessment without incurring substantial costs to the nursing home...
- Nutrition, hydration, and dysphagia in long-term care: Differing opinions on the effects of aspirationPamela A Smith
Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:545-9. 2006....
- Individualizing geriatric clinical resources to impact nursing home careBrenda Recchia Jeffers
Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, USA
Perspectives 31:5-8. 2007..Nevertheless, the outcome of the project formed a solid foundation for future collaborative efforts between the College of Nursing and local nursing homes...
- Outcomes of comfort touch in institutionalized elderly female residentsJ B Butts
College of Nursing, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, USA
Geriatr Nurs 22:180-4. 2001..Results revealed that comfort touch significantly improved the perceptions of all elements. This article offers recommendations for practice, research, and education...
- Three essentials for successful fall management: communication, policies and procedures, and teamworkSara Wright
Pennsylvania Restraint Reduction Initiative, Kendal Outreach LLC The Kendal Corporation, Kennett Square, PA 19348, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 33:42-8. 2007..A focused examination of these three essentials could prove instructive to any facility working to improve its fall management process...
- Do nurses promote urinary continence in hospitalized older people?: An exploratory studyLindsay Dingwall
SPQ Care of Older People, Assessment and Rehabilitation, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
J Clin Nurs 15:1276-86. 2006..The aim of this paper is to explore whether nurses working in elderly medicine and in acute medical settings promote urinary continence in older people or in reality use containment strategies...
- Nursing documentation in nursing homes--state-of-the-art and implications for quality improvementPäivi Voutilainen
Stakes National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health Policy and Services for Ageing People, Helsinki, Finland
Scand J Caring Sci 18:72-81. 2004..The means by which knowledge is transferred to guide the practice should be carefully considered. Also forms should be developed to meet the special requirements for recording nursing care in long-term care settings...
- Exploring the future of gerontological nursing outcomesJulienne Meyer
Care for Older People, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, London, UK
J Clin Nurs 13:128-34. 2004..It suggests that if research is to be meaningful to both older people and those caring for them, there is an urgent need for gerontological nursing research to become much more person-centred and practice/action oriented...
- Care planning for nursing home residents: incorporating the Minimum Data Set requirements into practiceRoma Lee Taunton
School of Nursing, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City 66160 7503, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 30:40-9. 2004....
- The challenge of providing palliative care in the nursing home: part 1 external factorsSuzanne M Wowchuk
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Palliative Care Program, A8024409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2A6, Canada
Int J Palliat Nurs 12:260-7. 2006..In part I of this two-part article, we review and critically analyse the primary external factors identified in the literature -- characteristics of the residents -- as they impact on the ability of care homes to deliver palliative care...
- Implementing an NHS continence service for nursing home residentsRachel Gilbert
Kingston Primary Care Trust, Tolworth Hospital, Tolworth, Surrey, UK
Prof Nurse 20:35-7. 2004..As part of the funded nursing care agenda, the NHS now has responsibility to provide a continence service free of charge for residents of nursing homes. This article explains how such a service was implemented in one PCT...
- Aggression toward staff by nursing home residents: findings from a grounded theory studyMary M Conlin Shaw
Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, North Florida South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, FL 32653, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 30:43-54. 2004..This article details these processes as well as the strategies staff use to deal with aggressive behaviors and makes specific recommendations for handling aggression toward staff...
- Indoor gardening older adults: effects on socialization, activities of daily living, and lonelinessVictoria M Brown
Department of Adult and Gerontological Health, School of Health Sciences, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 30:34-42. 2004..Although no significant within-group differences were noted in socialization, loneliness, or ADLs, the 5-week program was more effective in increasing socialization and physical functioning...
- The paired RAI/MDS specialist model. Improving outcomes in Veterans Affairs nursing home care unitsCatherine L Nichols
VA Central Iowa Health Care System, Knoxville, Iowa 50138, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 30:6-11. 2004
- The assessment and management of pain among older people in care homes: current status and future directionsDavid T Cowan
Ageing and Health Section, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 40:291-8. 2003....
- Staff and home caregiver expectations of residential respite care for older peopleChristine C Neville
School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Queensland, Queensland
Collegian 14:27-31. 2007..This study provided insight into the value that is placed on residential respite care by identifying reasons and expectations for use so that nursing care and service provision can be continually directed at meeting these needs...
- Compiling life history resources for older adults in institutions: development of a guideSonia Reichman
Department of Communication Disorders, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Gerontol Nurs 30:20-8; quiz 55-6. 2004....
Research Grants123 found, 100 shown here
- A New Measure of Nursing Home Care QualityMarilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home OutcomesMarilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2009..Similarly, we will observe processes of care delivery before, during and after the multilevel intervention to describe the adoption of the care delivery strategies recommended in the intervention. ..
- Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: High Blood Pressure Self Management BehaviorsCeleste Shawler; Fiscal Year: 2009..of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky; Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence: U. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and U...
- A Technology-Enhanced Nursing Intervention for Hospice CaregiversGeorge Demiris; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Older Mothers and Adult Daughters: High Blood Pressure Self Management BehaviorsCeleste Shawler; Fiscal Year: 2010..of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky;Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence: U. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;and U...
- Technology to Automatically Detect Falls and Assess Fall Risk in Senior HousingMarilyn J Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Technology to Automatically Detect Early Signs of Illness in Senior HousingMarilyn J Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2010..Subjects will not use any expensive telehealth equipment or wear any devices. We propose to use this information to detect changes in health status which could indicate an impending acute illness or exacerbation of chronic illness. ..
- Changing Talk to Reduce Resistiveness to Dementia CareKristine N Williams; Fiscal Year: 2010..Determination of CHATs effect on resident resistiveness to care will contribute evidence for nursing interventions to manage behavioral symptoms of dementia, to improve dementia care. ..
- Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home OutcomesMarilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2007..Similarly, we will observe processes of care delivery before, during and after the multilevel intervention to describe the adoption of the care delivery strategies recommended in the intervention. ..
- Reasoning Exercises in Assisted Living (REAL)Kristine N Williams; Fiscal Year: 2010..The long-term goal is to provide targeted cognitive training to promote self-care and ultimately to delay NH placement from AL, which could reduce health care costs for frail elders by over 50% per year. ..
- Exercise CHOICE to Prevent Cancer in Rural AdultsJill Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2005..The evidence for CHOICE by Phone's effects on increasing physical activity will be determined by a test of the group by time interaction using a repeated measures analysis of variance. ..
- Testing a Restorative Care Nursing ProgramBarbara Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2006..The ultimate goal is to alter the current philosophy of care in long-term care to focus on function, improve clinical outcomes, and inform policy makers on the effectiveness of restorative care programs. ..
- TESTING THE EXERCISE PLUS PROGRAM FOLLOWING HIP FRACTUREBarbara Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- TREATMENT OF AGITATION IN THE NURSING HOMEJiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Feasibility of a Theory-Based Online Hip Fracture Resource Center for CaregiversEun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Nursing Empowerment: Promoting Evidence Based Practice Adoption in Long Term CareJanet Specht; Fiscal Year: 2009..The study will evaluate outcomes for nursing homes, elderly residents, and new ways to assist RNs and CNAs use the most current knowledge to care for elders with pain and urinary incontinence. ..
- Health related quality of life: Elders in long-term careMary Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2009..The findings from this study will enable policy makers and providers, as well as recipients of long term care services, to evaluate and make informed choices related to long-term care. ..
- TREATMENT OF AGITATION IN THE NURSING HOMEJiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2010..PHS 398 (Rev. 05/01) Page 2 Principal Investigator/Program Director (Last, first, middle): Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska ..
- Dissemination of a Theory-Based Bone Health Program in Online CommunitiesEun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Health related quality of life: Elders in long-term careMary D Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2010..The findings from this study will enable policy makers and providers, as well as recipients of long term care services, to evaluate and make informed choices related to long-term care. ..
- Dissemination of a Theory-Based Bone Health Program in Online CommunitiesEun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Health Related Quality of Life: Elders in Long Term CareMary Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2007..The findings from this study will enable policy makers and providers, as well as recipients of long term care services, to evaluate and make informed choices related to long-term care. ..
- ENGAGEMENT OF PERSONS WITH DEMENTIAJiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2006..In that way, it presents an exciting prospect for improving the quality of life in demented persons, thereby reducing their caregivers' burden. ..
- TREATMENT OF AGITATION IN THE NURSING HOMEJiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2002..The quality of life agitated nursing home residents, residents who are exposed to the agitation, and nursing home caregivers would thereby be improved. ..
- Story Sharing: Enriching Nurse Aide-Resident RelationsDiane Heliker; Fiscal Year: 2006..Story Sharing promises to offer a new caring intervention for NAs as they develop empathic and mutual care relationships that recognize the uniqueness and dignity of each resident. ..
- Cancer Pain in Elders: Promoting EBPs in HospicesKeela Herr; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Cancer Pain in Elders: Promoting EBPs in HospicesKeela A Herr; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Pain and Associated Symptoms: Nurse Research TrainingKeela A Herr; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Hospital to Home: Cognitively Impaired Elders/CaregiversMary Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2009..Findings have the potential to inform improved care management of these patients and their caregivers, an Institute of Medicine priority for national action. ..
- Caregiver-Assisted Tai Chi for Older Persons with Alzheimer's DiseaseLan Yao; Fiscal Year: 2010..Data obtained from this project will be used to refine the protocol and develop an application for a larger RCT to be submitted during the final year of the proposed three year award period. ..
- Culture Bias in Testing Expressive Ability In DementiaRuth Tappen; Fiscal Year: 2003..Both clinicians and researchers need to know which tests are appropriate, the extent to which the ethnicity of the examiner affects the results and how to interpret the scores obtained on both the newly developed and widely used tests. ..
- Predicting CHD Events in Black and White WomenJean C McSweeney; Fiscal Year: 2010..We also will explore the correspondence between the MAPMISS screen scores and CHD diagnostic test results. ..
- MI SYMPTOMS IN WOMEN: DISPARITIES IN WOMEN OF COLORJean McSweeney; Fiscal Year: 2002..This information will facilitate the development of educational materials tailored to women of color and should lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment. ..
- Biophysical Measure To Predict Pressure Ulcers In Nursing Home ResidentsBarbara M Bates Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- In-Home Caregiving and Use of Medical ServicesJennifer Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2006..Findings from this pilot project will inform measurement and data collection efforts, as well as interpretation of results from a multi-component caregiver intervention in Baltimore, Maryland that is expected to begin in July 2006. ..
- Symptom Management, Patient-Caregiver Communication, and Outcomes in ICUMARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Improving Communication with NonSpeaking ICU PatientsMARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2007..Statistical analysis will involve hierarchical generalized linear modeling (HGLM) by outcome groups and planned group comparisons using linear contrasts within the context of the HGLM. ..
- Adolescent daughters' response and adjustment to maternal breast cancerDANUTA CLEMMENS; Fiscal Year: 2007..A better understanding of which coping strategies can mediate the stressful impact of their mothers' breast cancer can lead to the development of health promoting interventions that target these concerns in this vulnerable population. ..