Summary: Nursing care of the aged patient given in the home, the hospital, or special institutions such as nursing homes, psychiatric institutions, etc.
Publications242 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...
- 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...
- People living with diabetes resident in nursing homes--assessing levels of disability and nursing needsR Gadsby
Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Diabet Med 28:778-80. 2011..To describe the degree of disability and nursing need of people living with diabetes resident in nursing homes in one Primary Care Trust in the UK...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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.
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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 ..
- Appraisal of the quality of care of older adults with cognitive impairment in the emergency departmentLinda M Schnitker
University of Queenland, The Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, Brisbane, Australia
J Gerontol Nurs 39:34-40. 2013..Recommendations for improvement are discussed...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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)...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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
- 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)...
- 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...
- 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...
- Specialist support teams: influencing the nursing care of older peopleWilliam Anderson
East Kent Health Authority, Dover
Nurs Older People 16:18-20. 2004
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Advanced primary nursing: liberating the talentsWendy Jehan
Luton Teaching Primary Care Trust
Nurs Manag (Harrow) 12:20-3. 2006
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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
- 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...
- Let's not call it custodial careChristine R Kovach
J Gerontol Nurs 32:5-6. 2006
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Continence problems in care homes: auditing assessment and treatmentJoanne Mangnall
RCN Institute, Oxford
Nurs Older People 18:20-2. 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Mealtimes in hospital--who does what?Chenfan Xia
Registered Nurse, Rose Court Aged Care Facility, Gites Plains, SA, Australia
J Clin Nurs 15:1221-7. 2006..This paper describes the findings of a descriptive study about what nurses do at mealtimes in relation to monitoring/assisting the eating practices of older patients in an acute care facility...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- [Functional autonomy measurement system--tool for intervention]Louise Savard
Perspect Infirm 1:50-1. 2004
- Chronic pain in elderly nursing home residents: the need for nursing leadershipIsabel Higgins
Faculty of Health, Deputy Head of School, School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
J Nurs Manag 12:167-73. 2004..The findings of the study highlight what it is like to experience pain and how this impacts on everyday lives of elderly people. The paper concludes with some suggestions for health professional for improving care in this area...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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. ..
- 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...
- Post-Caregiving Transitions in African American CaregiversEBERE PEACE UME; Fiscal Year: 2012..for collegial networking with other researchers, and participate in the conference for Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity...
- Reducing Cathether-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in NICHE HospitalsHeidi Wald; Fiscal Year: 2012..This project will refine at one hospital and implement at multiple member hospitals of a national geriatric nursing program (NICHE or Nurses Improving the Care of Hospitalized Elders) a methodology for healthcare information ..
- Connecting the Dots: Geriatric Nursing, Education, & Clinical SimulationMary Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2009..University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing will offer a conference "Connecting the Dots: Geriatric Nursing, Education, and Clinical Simulation" at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center in Research ..
- 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. ..
- TESTING THE EXERCISE PLUS PROGRAM FOLLOWING HIP FRACTUREBarbara Resnick; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- Effects of a Hip Fracture Prevention Website for SeniorsEun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, a follow-up study will be conducted to ascertain effectiveness of the TSW for other older adults' health problems (i.e., hypertension) that can be prevented or managed in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Experience of Hearing ImpairmentMargaret Wallhagen; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Supplemental Fluid & Collagen DepositionNancy Stotts; Fiscal Year: 2005..Significance: Findings from the study have the potential to significantly change how fluid is managed in nursing home residents and to lay the foundation for a major intervention study on pressure ulcer healing. ..
- 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. ..
- Improving Continence & Pain Control in LTC: The M-TRAIN InterventionJANET K P SPECHT; Fiscal Year: 2010..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. ..
- 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: 2010..PHS 398 (Rev. 05/01) Page 2 Principal Investigator/Program Director (Last, first, middle): Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska ..
- 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. ..
- Feasibility of a Theory-Based Online Hip Fracture Resource Center for CaregiversEun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- 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. ..
- Cancer Pain in Elders: Promoting EBPs in HospicesKeela A Herr; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Polysomnographic Assessment of Alternative TreatmentDonald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- SUNDOWN SYNDROME IN A SKILLED NURSING FACILITYDonald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2002..These results will provide information on the mechanistic basis for sundowning in aged patients with dementing disorders. ..
- Reducing Adverse Self-Medication Behaviors in Older Adults with HypertensionPatricia Neafsey; Fiscal Year: 2007..Healthcare utilization will be compared between the 2 groups after 52 weeks and a cost-benefit analysis conducted. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Converting Treatment Wishes into Orders at End of LifeSusan Hickman; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Diabetes Care for Korean AmericansMiyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2007..Insights gained in this pilot investigation should help us to develop effective, culturally sensitive self-help protocols for wider application to KAI with type 2 DM in metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Pain Assessment in Nursing Home ResidentsAnn Horgas; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Effect of a Pain Protocol on Discomfort in DementiaChristine R Kovach; Fiscal Year: 2010..Inferential analyses planned include: mixed models for repeated measures, analysis of variance, Chi square and regression models for testing dose response. ..
- Estrogen, Inflammation and Cardiovascular RiskDavid Reuben; Fiscal Year: 2003..These findings may provide substantial insight into why CEE appears to promote early but protect against late cardiovascular effects. ..
- Hospital strategies to improve outcome performanceELIZABETH HOWE BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will work on dissemination strategies with CMS, JCAHO, American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Health Association (AHA), the Veteran's Administration (VA), and the VHA. ..
- WANDERING-- BACKROUND AND PROXIMAL FACTORSDonna Algase; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Biomarkers of Aging in the Bay Area Sleep CohortDonald Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Cardiovascular Causes of Falls/Syncope in the ElderlyMathew Maurer; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Sleep/Wake Contiuum in Lewy Body DiseaseDonald L Bliwise; Fiscal Year: 2010..The proposed work will also provide important clinical insights into disease correlates and disease course across the broad spectrum of Parkinsonism. ..
- End of Life Nursing Education through Graduate ProgramsBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2006..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. ..
- PROBLEMATIC VOCALIZATIONS--BACKROUND AND PROXIMAL FACTORCornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2003..Further, data from a core set of background and proximal factors common across the three interactive projects will be combined to develop a model of factors operative in producing NDBs in general. ..
- Improved Methodology: A Factorial Survey StudyRuth Ludwick; Fiscal Year: 2003..Descriptive statistics, regression, and a repeated measures within subjects ANOVA will be used to analyze the data. ..
- UAMS Alzheimer's Disease Core CenterCornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Feasibility and Effects of Preventive Home VisitsMalcolm Cutchin; Fiscal Year: 2008..The intervention could be made widely available, and it could prevent greater costs associated with acute and long-term care of the rapidly growing older adult population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- End-of-Life Research Ethics: Concerns, Approaches, and ImpactSusan Hickman; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- PATIENT AND PUBLIC EDUCATION IN CANCER PAIN MANAGEMENTBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2002..This course will impact 120 healthcare settings to improve pain management and quality of life in cancer patients and to establish model pain education programs for national dissemination. ..
- Efficacy of Acupuncture in Treating Urinary IncontinenceSandra Engberg; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- MOLECULAR GENETICS OF SCHIZOPHRENIAJeremy Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006..The goal of the study is to identify one or more SZ susceptibility genes whose subsequent characterization inmolecular and functional studies will elucidate the pathophysiology and treatment of SZ. ..
- Book to Bedside: Promoting & Sustaining EBPs in EldersMarita Titler; Fiscal Year: 2003..The investigation further enhances relationships between investigators with expertise in TRIP, and hospitals responsible for care delivery. ..
- REDUCING BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN DEMENTIA--DAY CARE USESteven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2003..These changes will be mediated by improvements in their relative's behavior. ..
- TRAINING IN RESEARCH ON MENTAL HEALTH AND AGINGSteven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2007..Recruitment plans assure a pool of highly qualified applicants, including from minority groups. Review of past trainees shows high rates of completion and involvement in research careers. ..
- High Blood Pressure Care for Korean AmericansMiyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Oncology Nursing Education in End of Life CareBetty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2007..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Adaptive Treatment for At-Risk Family CaregiversSteven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2008..These data will provide evidence of the acceptability and specificity of the adaptive approach as well as information about treatment effect size that could be used in planning a large-scale trial. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Decreasing Dependent Self-Care Behavior in Intact EldersCharles Blair; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Pain and Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia: A Pilot StudyLois Miller; Fiscal Year: 2004..Content analysis of field notes kept throughout the intervention will be used to modify the intervention and evaluate the feasibility of testing it in a larger randomized clinical trial. ..
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- In-Home Caregiving and Use of Medical ServicesJennifer Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- A PRESCRIPTION FOR ENHANCING RESIDENT QUALITY OF LIFEAnn Kolanowski; Fiscal Year: 2008..This study holds promise for improving quality of life for nursing home residents with dementia by using theoretically based activities to respond to their needs. ..
- Therapeutic Computer Activity Intervention in Alzheimer's DiseaseSunghee Tak; Fiscal Year: 2009..Using a standardized videotape-recording protocol, data collection will occur at baseline, treatment, and one-week follow-up. A mixed model ANOVA (time as a repeated factor) will be used to assess changes in agitated behaviors. ..
- Screening for GAD among Frail ElderlyGretchen Diefenbach; Fiscal Year: 2006..The R03 will provide pilot data to support a subsequent R34 to develop and pilot test a cognitive behavioral treatment for use within the community-based program. ..
- Adolescent daughters' response and adjustment to maternal breast cancerDANUTA CLEMMENS; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Ventilator Weaning:Processes of Care and CommunicationMARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Symptom Management, Patient-Caregiver Communication, and Outcomes in ICUMARY HAPP; Fiscal Year: 2009....