Summary: Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.
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- Informal care and health care use of older adultsCourtney Harold Van Houtven
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, The Durham Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705 3897, USA
J Health Econ 23:1159-80. 2004..Instrumental variables (IV) estimation controls for the simultaneity of informal and formal care. Informal care reduces home health care use and delays nursing home entry...
- Patient and caregiver characteristics associated with depression in caregivers of patients with dementiaKenneth E Covinsky
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:1006-14. 2003..The goal of this study was to determine the patient and caregiver characteristics associated with depression among caregivers of patients with dementia...
- Do community specialist palliative care services that provide home nursing increase rates of home death for people with life-limiting illnesses? A systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studiesTim Luckett
Improving Palliative Care through Clinical Trials ImPaCCT, South Western Sydney Clinical School, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Pain Symptom Manage 45:279-97. 2013..But more information is needed regarding the relative efficacies of different models. Family caregivers highlight home nursing as the most important service, but it is also likely the most costly.
- Lifestyle interference and emotional distress in family caregivers of advanced cancer patientsJill I Cameron
University of Toronto, Women s Health Program, University Health Network, ON, Canada
Cancer 94:521-7. 2002..The mediation of lifestyle interference between the amount of care provided and emotional distress was specifically examined...
- Childhood chronic-kidney-disease: a longitudinal-qualitative study of families learning to share management early in the trajectoryVeronica Swallow
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Patient Educ Couns 73:354-62. 2008..To explore the ways families learn to share management during the early stages of childhood chronic-kidney-disease...
- Caregiving as a risk factor for mortality: the Caregiver Health Effects StudyR Schulz
Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
JAMA 282:2215-9. 1999....
- Determinants of caregiving burden and quality of life in caregivers of stroke patientsEmily McCullagh
Department of Stroke Medicine, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
Stroke 36:2181-6. 2005..A large proportion of disabled stroke survivors live at home and are supported by informal caregivers. Identification of determinants of caregiver burden will help to target caregiver interventions...
- Local fever illness classifications: implications for home management of malaria strategiesJesca Nsungwa-Sabiiti
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Makerere University, Uganda
Trop Med Int Health 9:1191-9. 2004..Village volunteers will distribute pre-packed antimalarials free of charge to caretakers of febrile children 2 months to 5 years ('Homapaks')...
- Improving caregiver well-being delays nursing home placement of patients with Alzheimer diseaseMary S Mittelman
Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
Neurology 67:1592-9. 2006....
- The positive impact of multiple sclerosis (MS) on carers: associations between carer benefit finding and positive and negative adjustment domainsKenneth I Pakenham
Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, QLD, Australia
Disabil Rehabil 27:985-97. 2005....
- Family caregivers: a shadow workforce in the geriatric health care system?Ann Bookman
MIT Workplace Center, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 32:1005-41. 2007..It suggests that the experiences of family caregivers must be central to the creation of new policies and a more coordinated system that uses the complex work of family caregivers by providing the training and support that they need...
- Continuation of caregiving among partners who give total care to spouses with multiple sclerosisHennie R Boeije
Department of Methodology and Statistics, Faculty of Social Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Health Soc Care Community 11:242-52. 2003..For community care, it is important to consider the negotiations between partners and the impact of caregiving on their relationship...
- A meta-synthesis describing the relationships between patients, informal caregivers and health professionals in home-care settingsBerit Lindahl
University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Academy, the Institute of Health and Caring Sciences, Gothenburg, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 20:454-63. 2011..The present study describes, through a meta-synthesis, the relationship between patients, informal caregivers and health professionals involved in home care...
- Home nursing and home help for dementia patients: Predictors for utilization and expected quality from a family caregiver's point of viewElmar Graessel
Erlangen University Hospital, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:233-8. 2011Little is known about the factors that influence utilization of home nursing and home help or about quality expectations of family caregivers of a dementia patient. These questions are addressed in the following paper...
- Does informal care from adult children reduce nursing home admissions for the elderly?Anthony T Lo Sasso
Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Inquiry 39:279-97. 2002..However, we found no significant reduction in nursing home admissions when help was measured more broadly to include assistance with chores and errands...
- Feasibility and acceptability of the use of artemether-lumefantrine in the home management of uncomplicated malaria in children 6-59 months old in GhanaAmanua M Chinbuah
Health Research Unit, Ghana Health Service, PO Box GP 184, Accra, Ghana
Trop Med Int Health 11:1003-16. 2006....
- Measuring both negative and positive reactions to giving care to cancer patients: psychometric qualities of the Caregiver Reaction Assessment (CRA)C Nijboer
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department of Social Medicine, The Netherlands
Soc Sci Med 48:1259-69. 1999..Construct validity was supported. The CRA proves to be a feasible, reliable and valid instrument for assessing both negative and positive reactions to caregiving among partners of patients with cancer...
- Effect of long-term care insurance on communication/recording tasks for in-home nursing care servicesYoshihisa Hirakawa
Department of Geriatrics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsuruma cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Aichi 466 8550, Japan
Arch Gerontol Geriatr 38:101-13. 2004..Participants were clients using the institution's in-home nursing services and all staff in a medical institution located in the Mikawa region of Aichi Prefecture, Japan...
- Service use and needs of people with motor neurone disease and their carers in ScotlandE R van Teijlingen
Department of Public Health and Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
Health Soc Care Community 9:397-403. 2001..As found in similar studies, the formal health and social care sectors in conjunction with voluntary organisations are only partially managing the trajectory of patients with a rare progressive degenerative disease...
- Home management of febrile convulsion in an African population: a comparison of urban and rural mothers' knowledge attitude and practiceG E Ofovwe
Department of Child Health, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, P M B 1111, Benin City, Nigeria
J Neurol Sci 200:49-52. 2002..Other home remedies include kerosene, fuel and crude oil. Mass enlightenment campaign for the community, especially the rural, against use of harmful traditional remedies to treat FC at home is strongly advised...
- Respite care for caregivers and people with severe mental illness: literature reviewYun Hee Jeon
Nursing Research Officer, Health and Ageing Research Unit, South Eastern Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Adv Nurs 49:297-306. 2005....
- Economic evaluation of a geriatric rehabilitation programme: a randomized controlled trialSari Kehusmaa
Social Insurance Institution of Finland, Research Department, Turku, Finland
J Rehabil Med 42:949-55. 2010..Cost-effectiveness of a geriatric rehabilitation programme...
- The cost of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in community dwelling Alzheimer's disease patientsMichal Schnaider Beeri
Memory Clinic, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:403-8. 2002..The aim of the present study was to assess the direct and indirect cost related to the care of BPSD within a prospective study examining the overall cost of AD in Israel...
- Economic evaluation of donepezil in moderate to severe Alzheimer diseaseH Feldman
Division of Neurology, UBC Hospital, Clinic for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Neurology 63:644-50. 2004..To investigate the costs to society of Alzheimer disease (AD) care in a multinational, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of donepezil in patients with moderate to severe AD...
- The impact of incontinence on older spousal caregiversColin Cassells
Victorian Continence Resource Centre, cl St Georges Health Service, 283 Cotham Road, Kew, Victoria 3101, Australia
J Adv Nurs 42:607-16. 2003..Incontinence, however, has been relatively unexplored, despite being a common problem faced by caregivers, and being recognised as a major caregiver burden and predictor of institutional placement...
- Caring for elderly people at home: the consequences to caregiversE Grunfeld
Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, University of Ottawa, Ont
CMAJ 157:1101-5. 1997..Community-based surveillance strategies are needed to determine the true health, quality-of-life and economic outcomes of these restructuring initiatives...
- Quality of life instruments for caregivers of patients with cancer: a review of their psychometric propertiesBen Edwards
School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Cancer Nurs 25:342-9. 2002..The development of reliable and valid caregiver quality of life measures is an important factor in developing interventions to enhance quality of life of caregivers of patients with cancer...
- Factors associated with quality of life of outpatients with breast cancer and gynecologic cancers and their family caregivers: a controlled studyAbdel W Awadalla
Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
BMC Cancer 7:102. 2007....
- Home-based management of fever in rural Uganda: community perceptions and provider opinionsXavier Nsabagasani
Uganda Programme for Human and Holistic Development UPHOLD, Nakawa House Box 40070, Kampala Uganda
Malar J 6:11. 2007..In this study, community perceptions, health worker and drug provider opinions about the community based distribution of HOMAPAK and its effect on the use of other antimalarials were assessed...
- Toward a model of quality of life for family caregivers of stroke survivorsCarole L White
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Qual Life Res 13:625-38. 2004..This model provides a framework for investigating how the caregiving experience impacts on the caregiver's QoL...
- Impact of home-based management of malaria on health outcomes in Africa: a systematic review of the evidenceHeidi Hopkins
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA c o MU UCSF Malaria Research Collaboration, P, O, Box 7475, Kampala, Uganda
Malar J 6:134. 2007..HMM has been implemented in several African countries, and artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) will likely be introduced into these programmes on a wide scale...
- Functional ability and health complaints among older people with a combination of public and informal care vs. public care onlyStaffan Karlsson
Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 22:136-48. 2008..The results indicate that there is a shift from the substitution to the complementary model and highlights that attention to the family carers is needed...
- The Savvy Caregiver program: the demonstrated effectiveness of a transportable dementia caregiver psychoeducation programKenneth Hepburn
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 33:30-6. 2007..The program demonstrated that it could be offered in a variety of settings and that it had benefit for caregivers...
- Caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease: a qualitative study from the Indian 10/66 Dementia Research NetworkK S Shaji
Department of Psychiatry, Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala, India
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1-6. 2003..There is reliance upon families as the cornerstone of support and care. However, surprisingly little is known of the care arrangements for people with dementia and the strain experienced by their family caregivers...
- Early treatment of childhood fevers with pre-packaged antimalarial drugs in the home reduces severe malaria morbidity in Burkina FasoSodiomon Bienvenu Sirima
Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ministere de la Sante, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa
Trop Med Int Health 8:133-9. 2003....
- Care arrangements for people with dementia in developing countriesMartin Prince
Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:170-7. 2004..Rapid demographic ageing will soon lead to large increases in the numbers of persons with dementia in developing countries. This study is the first comprehensive assessment of care arrangements for people with dementia in those regions...
- The paradox of home management of malaria with artemisinin combinationsDerek Charlwood
Trends Parasitol 20:405-6. 2004
- Social support and burden among caregivers of patients with dementia in MalaysiaWan Yuen Choo
Health Research Development Unit, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asia Pac J Public Health 15:23-9. 2003..Interventions should be designed for specific needs of caregivers of different ethnicities...
- Home management of childhood diarrhoea in southern Mali--implications for the introduction of zinc treatmentAmy A Ellis
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Baltimore, MD, USA
Soc Sci Med 64:701-12. 2007..Similarities with formative research conducted for a previous generation of diarrhoea control programmes are discussed...
- Employment, child care, and mental health of mothers caring for children assisted by technologyU Thyen
Klinik für Pädiatrie der Medizinischen Universität zu Lübeck, Kahlhorststr 31 35, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
Pediatrics 103:1235-42. 1999....
- [The experience of family carers of older people in the use of support services in Europe: selected findings from the EUROFAMCARE project]G Lamura
INRCA, Department of Gerontological Research, Ancona, Italy
Z Gerontol Geriatr 39:429-42. 2006....
- Malaria control in Bungoma District, Kenya: a survey of home treatment of children with fever, bednet use and attendance at antenatal clinicsM J Hamel
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
Bull World Health Organ 79:1014-23. 2001....
- Caregivers' perceived treatment failure in home-based management of fever among Ugandan children aged less than five yearsMugagga Malimbo
Ministry Health, Epidemiological Surveillance Division, PO Box 7272, Kampala, Uganda
Malar J 5:124. 2006..Home-based management of fever (HBMF) could improve prompt access to antimalarial medicines for African children. However, the perception of treatment failure by caregivers has not been assessed...
- Informal costs of dementia care: estimates from the National Longitudinal Caregiver StudyM J Moore
Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:S219-28. 2001....
- Knowledge and home management of malaria fever by mothers and care givers of under five childrenO I Fawole
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, College of Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
West Afr J Med 20:152-7. 2001..Only 16(4.3%) of the children received anti-malarial on the day the illness began. There is the need for education programmes on malaria for mothers, especially for young, illiterate and unskilled mothers, including the family elders...
- Pre-hospital treatment of febrile illness in children attending the General Outpatients Clinic, University College Hospital, Ibadan, NigeriaI O Ajayi
General Outpatients Clinic, University College Hospital Ihbdan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Afr J Med Med Sci 35:85-91. 2006..It underscores the need to empower caregivers by appropriate education on knowledge, attitude and practice of the management including home management of malaria...
- Addressing the caregiving crisisRosalynn Carter
Prev Chronic Dis 5:A02. 2008
- Comparisons of the cost-effectiveness among hospital chronic care, nursing home placement, home nursing care and family care for severe stroke patientsL Chiu
School of Kang Ning Junior College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
J Adv Nurs 33:380-6. 2001..This study compared the cost and effectiveness of long-term institutional care and home care for stroke patients with severe physical disabilities...
- Respite care for frail older people and their family carers: concept analysis and user focus group findings of a pan-European nursing research projectE J Hanson
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Gerontological and Continuing Care Nursing, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England
J Adv Nurs 30:1396-407. 1999..Recommendations within the context of the ACTION research project are put forward to enable family carers and the persons they care for to make informed choices about respite care...
- Why caregivers of people with dementia and memory loss don't use servicesHenry Brodaty
School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:537-46. 2005..To develop a typography of the characteristics of caregivers of community dwelling people with dementia or memory loss who do not use services and empirically investigate the reasons for service non-use...
- Determinants of quality of life in stroke survivors and their informal caregiversAnn Cathrin Jonsson
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Neurology, University Hospital, S 221 85 Lund, Sweden
Stroke 36:803-8. 2005..Our hypothesis was that informal caregivers would have better QOL than patients at both follow-ups, and that changes, if any, would be related to the patients' status...
- Peritoneal and pleural ports for management of refractory ascites and pleural effusions: assessment of impact on patient quality of life and hospice/home nursing careWayne L Monsky
University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
J Palliat Med 12:811-7. 2009..Subcutaneous peritoneal and pleural port catheters are an alternative therapeutic option. We evaluate the clinical utility of this approach and the impact on quality of life (QOL) and home/hospice care...
- The value of informal care--a further investigation of the feasibility of contingent valuation in informal caregiversClaudine de Meijer
Erasmus MC, Department of Health Policy and Management, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Health Econ 19:755-71. 2010..The differences between WTP and WTA valuations were small.Based on sensitivity CV appears to be a useful method to value informal care for use in economic evalations, non-response, however, remains a matter of concern...
- Home management of childhood febrile illnesses in a rural community in NigeriaAdenike A E Olaogun
College of Health Sciences, Abafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
Aust J Rural Health 13:97-101. 2005..To assess the care given to febrile children under 5 years old at home prior to attending health facility...
- The relationship of caregiver coping to family outcomes during the initial year following pediatric traumatic injuryS L Wade
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 69:406-15. 2001..Conversely, the use of humor was related to diminishing distress following TBI but unrelated to distress following orthopedic injuries. Results are discussed in terms of the implications for intervention following TBI...
- Caring as worrying: the experience of spousal carersJenny Cheung
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Jenny Cheung vu edu au
J Adv Nurs 47:475-82. 2004..Carer stress has been explored, but little has been written about the meaning of caring to informal carers...
- [The cost of severe dementia]Marie Eve Joël
Universite Paris Dauphine, Paris, France
Psychol Neuropsychiatr Vieil 3:S57-64. 2005..Setting up reliable indicators for the cost of dementia is a long process, which needs a clear definition of the target population of the measurement...
- Home and community management of acute respiratory infections in children in eight Ugandan districtsKarin Kallander
Division of International Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Ann Trop Paediatr 25:283-91. 2005..In Uganda, the Home-Based Management (HBM) strategy treats all childhood fevers as malaria in the community, ignoring the pneumonia symptom overlap...
- Characteristics of family/friend care networks of frail seniorsJanet Fast
Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Can J Aging 23:5-19. 2004..These risk factors appear to be poorly reflected in most existing policy...
- Tactful monitoring: how thai caregivers manage their relative with schizophrenia at homePennapa Dangdomyouth
Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:37-50. 2008..Limited provision for caregiver education and respite exists. If education and increased respite care were instituted, caregivers could benefit, and patients might avoid expensive inpatient visits...
- 'The intruder': spouses' narratives about life with a chronically ill partnerMonica Eriksson
Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Ostersund, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 15:324-33. 2006..The aim of this study was to illuminate the meaning of middle-aged spouse's experiences of living with a chronically ill partner. A purposive sample of four female spouses was selected for interviews using a narrative approach...
- Stroke: the increasing complexity of carer needsChantal Ski
Deakin University s Eastern Health School of Nursing, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
J Neurosci Nurs 39:172-9. 2007..This study highlighted that a lack of appropriate discharge planning, in conjunction with early discharge of stroke survivors, can have an impact on the rehabilitation process and place increased and unrealistic demands on carers...
- Caring for the caregiversJeanne M Sorrell
School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 45:17-20. 2007..Through listening to caregivers, nurses and other health care professionals can better understand the embedded values, goals, joys, and disappointments that connect their lives with those for whom they care...
- Living with heart failure; patient and carer perspectivesJ F Pattenden
British Heart Foundation Care and Education Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, Seebohm Rowntree Building Area 4, University of York, York YO10 5DD, England, United Kingdom
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:273-9. 2007..Psychosocial support and rehabilitation services provided at diagnosis and after an acute episode would enable families to better manage living with this syndrome...
- Spousal caregiving for stroke survivorsUrsula Eileen Coombs
Palliative Care Service, Western Regional Integrated Health Authority, Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada
J Neurosci Nurs 39:112-9. 2007..This study contributes to healthcare providers' understanding and knowledge of spousal caregivers for stroke survivors, and supports the need for continued research in this area...
- Barriers and facilitators to caring for individuals with stroke in the community: the family's experienceCarole L White
Department of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
Can J Neurosci Nurs 29:5-12. 2007....
- Spiritual well-being and caregiver burden in Alzheimer's caregiversWanda Raby Spurlock
Graduate Nursing Program at Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Geriatr Nurs 26:154-61. 2005..Findings implicate the need for further investigation and development of culturally relevant caregiver intervention strategies and programs that incorporate spirituality as a core component...
- The influence of end-of-life cancer care on caregiversArdith Z Doorenbos
Department of Behavioral Nursing and Health System, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Res Nurs Health 30:270-81. 2007....
- Caregiver coping in dementing illness--implications for short-term respite careNorman Upton
Dementia Care Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Nottinghamshire, England
Int J Psychiatr Nurs Res 10:1180-96. 2005..The high status of the respite concept as coping enhancer is highlighted along with the dangers of using an intervention, which can paradoxically accelerate expensive, unwanted and primarily unnecessary long-term care placement...
- Hip fracture: family caregivers' burden and related factors for older people in TaiwanPi Chu Lin
Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
J Clin Nurs 14:719-26. 2005..The purpose of this study was to explore the burden experienced by caregivers during the transition from hospital to home...
- Caring for the seriously mentally ill in Thailand: Buddhist family caregivingHunsa Sethabouppha
Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Arch Psychiatr Nurs 19:44-57. 2005..A model of Thai Buddhist caregiving, constructed from the five major themes, is presented...
- Caring for a person with dementia: exploring relationships between perceived burden, depression, coping and well-beingRonelle McConaghy
James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Nurs Health Sci 7:81-91. 2005..The well-being of carers can be enhanced through strategies which lead to a reduced perception of burden, with respite services providing tangible relief from burden...
- Influence of caregiver stress and coping on glycemic control of young children with diabetesLynda Stallwood
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80123, USA
J Pediatr Health Care 19:293-300. 2005..The purpose of this research was to examine the influence of caregiver stress, perceived stress and coping on home management and glycemic control of young children with type 1 diabetes...
- Identifying the needs of carers in mental health servicesNathan Gregory
Gloucester Assertive Community Treatment Team, Gloucestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Nurs Times 102:32-5. 2006..To assess all carers in the Gloucester Assertive Community Treatment Team and identify their needs...
- Women's views of caring for family members: use of respite careSirpa Salin
Department of Nursing Science, University of Tampere, Pirkanmaa Hospital District, Finland
J Gerontol Nurs 33:37-45. 2007..The results of the study challenge health care professionals to commit themselves to family-centered work, in which knowing the family's history and current life situation is key to providing high-quality services...
- Caregiver perspectives on safety in home dementia careHelen W Lach
Saint Louis University School of Nursing, St Louis, MO, USA
West J Nurs Res 29:993-1014. 2007..Caregivers described different stages of adopting actions to prevent accidents and injuries consistent with the TTM. The TTM warrants further study for understanding how to help caregivers make changes to promote safe care...
- The health of family caregivers of older impaired persons in Lebanon: an interview surveyJoëlle Séoud
Faculte des sciences infirmieres, Université Saint Joseph
Int J Nurs Stud 44:259-72. 2007..However, there are few formal resources to support these families. This study is informed by a theoretical framework of stress...
- Caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease: coping with caregiver burden post-nursing home placementJoan Garity
College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston 02125, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 32:39-48. 2006..Factors that decreased family caregivers' coping were role disruption, guilt over placement, and uncertainty about the future...
- Older husbands as caregivers of their wives: a descriptive study of the context and relational aspects of careFrancine Ducharme
Faculte des sciences infirmieres, Universite de Montreal, Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, 4565 Queen Mary Road, Montreal, QC, Canada H3W 1W5
Int J Nurs Stud 43:567-79. 2006..This study contributes to knowledge on male caregivers and provides directions for nursing practice and research...
- Problems of new caregivers of persons with strokeLinda L Pierce
College of Nursing, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
Rehabil Nurs 31:166-72; discussion 173. 2006..Nurses could use these findings to identify and focus on self-care needs of caregivers and to implement problem-resolution strategies...
- Experiences and demands of families with mentally ill people at home in BotswanaEsther S Seloilwe
Department of Nursing Education, University of Botswana, Gaborone
J Nurs Scholarsh 38:262-8. 2006..To describe the experiences and demands of families who care for their mentally ill relatives at home in Botswana...
- Exploration into the variance in self-reported health-related quality of life between the chronically-ill elderly and their family caregiversMin Huey Chung
Department of Nursing, Songshan Armed Forces General Hospital, and School of Nursing, National Defense Medical Center, Institute of Medical Sciences, Tzu Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
J Nurs Res 15:175-82. 2007....
- How much should we expect? Family caregiving of AIDS patients in rural UgandaWalter Kipp
Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
J Transcult Nurs 18:358-65. 2007..Serious work overload and low health status were reported. The high burden of caregiving puts family caregivers at risk for decreased health status and increased social isolation and depression...
- Family caregiving of persons living with HIV/AIDS in Thailand: caregiver burden, an outcome measureNiranart Vithayachockitikhun
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
Int J Nurs Pract 12:123-8. 2006....
- Factors associated with the self-reported health status of female caregivers of AIDS patientsWalter Kipp
University of Alberta
West J Nurs Res 30:20-33; discussion 34-8. 2008..The self-reported health of female caregivers indicates poor health. Lower caregiver health is associated with lower income, rented accommodation, little support, and stigmatization of the caregiver by relatives...
- Family carers in stroke care: examining the relationship between problem-solving, depression and general healthSue Yeung
Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, Hong Kong
J Clin Nurs 16:344-52. 2007....
- African-American caregivers' expectations of physicians: gaining insights into the key issues of caregivers' concernsVicki T Lampley-Dallas
Donald W Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, OK 73104 5028, USA
J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 16:18-23. 2005..Further studies in this area can add to the sparsely available information...
- The impact of stroke on the well-being of the patient's spouse: an exploratory studyPeter Draper
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, UK
J Clin Nurs 16:264-71. 2007..The impact of impairment of speech was also investigated...
- The meaning of incontinence in dementia careNorman Upton
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Nottinghamshire, England
Int J Psychiatr Nurs Res 11:1200-10. 2005..This relationship, described and discussed from a caregiver perspective, provides a valuable example of the need for a paradigm shift in the way professionals and services support and care for people with dementia and their spouses...
- Coping among African-American daughters caring for aging parentsSheila Jones-Cannon
Hampton University, College of Virginia Beach, VA 23462, USA
ABNF J 16:118-23. 2005..A higher proportion of African-American caregivers reported having suffered physical and mental problems because of caregiving (U. S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2005)...
- Family caregivers in rural Uganda: the hidden realityWalter Kipp
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Health Care Women Int 28:856-71. 2007....
- Caregiving by family and friends of adults receiving dialysisHeather Beanlands
School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nephrol Nurs J 32:621-31. 2005..These findings have important implications for nephrology nurses in planning care that acknowledges and supports the contributions of "lay" caregivers...
- Psychosocial aspects of caregiving to stroke patientsMina Singh
School of Nursing, Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies, York University, Toronto, Ontario
Axone 27:18-24. 2005..The caregiver's sense of mastery was found to moderate the relationship between lifestyle impact and emotional well-being and also between caregiver satisfaction and emotional well-being...
- Caring for the terminally ill: experiences of Latvian family caregiversI Kalnins
Saint Louis University School of Nursing, 3525 Caroline Mall, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Int Nurs Rev 53:129-35. 2006..To increase understanding of the experiences and needs of family caregivers of terminally ill persons in Latvia...
- Psychometric properties of a modified version of the Caregiver Reaction Assessment Scale measuring caregiving and post-caregiving reactions of caregivers of cancer patientsYaacov G Bachner
Department of Sociology of Health, Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
J Palliat Care 23:80-6. 2007..The concurrent validity of responses to the scale was also supported. Replication of the findings with randomly derived and larger sample sizes is needed...
- Coping strategies and styles of family carers of persons with enduring mental illness: a mixed methods analysisYulia Kartalova-O'Doherty
Mental Health Research Unit, The Health Research Board, Dublin, Ireland
Scand J Caring Sci 22:19-28. 2008..The findings of this study highlight the importance of a contextual approach to studying coping styles and processes. Further research questions and methodological implications are discussed...
- Internet-based support for rural caregivers of persons with stroke shows promiseLinda L Pierce
Medical College of Ohio, School of Nursing, 3015 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
Rehabil Nurs 29:95-9, 103. 2004..Five main themes emerged from these data. These findings help expand knowledge about caregivers dealing with stroke...
- Managing as carers of stroke survivors: strategies from the fieldBev O'Connell
Cabrini Hospital Deakin University Nursing Professorial Unit, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 10:121-6. 2004..It is important for health care professionals to understand the complex role of the carers and to advise them on strategies they can use to assist managing this role...
- The experience of family members caring for a dying loved oneAnnie Perreault
SCO Health Service, University of Ottawa Institute of Palliative Care, and C A R M E N Centre, 160 boul de l hôpital, Suite 103, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:133-43. 2004..Health professionals must provide information and support tailored to the caregivers' needs as they change along a patient's illness trajectory...
- Conceptual challenges in the study of caregiver-care recipient relationshipsJennifer Hagerty Lingler
Department of Health and Community Systems, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Nurs Res 57:367-72. 2008..Yet, informal care dynamics are fundamentally relational and often reciprocal, and caregiving roles can be complex and overlapping...
- Family carers for older relatives: sources of satisfaction and related factors in FinlandMerja Kuuppelomäki
Seinäjoki Polytechnic, Research and Development Centre for Social Welfare and Health, Koskenalantie 16, FIN 60220 Seinäjoki, Finland
Int J Nurs Stud 41:497-505. 2004..The results are compared with earlier findings on family carers' sources of satisfaction in Sweden and the UK. Implications for policy and practice are considered...
- MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR HOME HEALTH CARE CLIENTS WITH AIDSusan Payne; Fiscal Year: 1993..Visit length will be compared to length predicted by the Patient Classification System for Home Nursing. Each client included in the study will be classified using two case-mix systems currently under development ..
- HOME NURSING TO AVOID PEDIATRIC HOSPITALIZATIONKenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 1999..5) The cost of care for eligible episodes on HNEPC enrollment days will be less than half that on non-enrollment days. ..
- GENDER DIFFERENCES IN HEALTH CARE AT THE END OF LIFEChloe Bird; Fiscal Year: 1999..This research agenda promises to raise new possibilities for social interventions designed to improve end- of-life care. ..
- COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SERVICES UTILIZATIONJUNE HELBERG; Fiscal Year: 1993..will be collected by patient interviews, observation of community health nurses in the routine delivery of home nursing care, patient and family assessments completed by community health nurses, and existing agency data sources...
- Electronic Communications Across Provider SettingsDEANE MORRISON; Fiscal Year: 2004..centers, a community mental health center, a family medicine residency, 6 private physician practices, and a home nursing service will undertake the project. All sites run GE's Centricity EMR...
- Tailored Activity to Improve Affect in Dementia at HomeLaura Gitlin; Fiscal Year: 2006..This pilot study will provide critical data by which to refine and standardize the intervention manual and protocols, and structure the design of a large-scale randomized clinical trial. ..
- ENHANCING FUNCTION OF FRAIL ELDERS BY MODIFYING THE HOMELaura Gitlin; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- RESEARCH PROGRAM TO PROMOTE OPTIMAL AGING IN PLACELaura Gitlin; Fiscal Year: 2004..It is anticipated that at the conclusion of the grant program the SHI will have an active research program that is multidisciplinary, nationally recognized, and addresses critical issues in independent living. ..
- Caregiver Outcomes Post NH Placement of a Family MemberJOSEPH GAUGLER; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Family Involvement /Resident Psychosocial Status in LTCJOSEPH GAUGLER; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Informal Care of Older Adults and Medicare ExpendituresCOURTNEY VAN HOUTVEN; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- IDENTIFYING CASES AND COSTS OF DEMENTIA IN THE U.S.KENNETH LANGA; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Comprehensive Support for Alzheimer's Disease CaregiversJOSEPH GAUGLER; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed evaluation will provide detailed information on the potential of the ECS to serve as a model intervention for various family caregivers of Alzheimer?s patients in diverse geographic contexts. [unreadable]..
- Patterns and Predictors of Cognitive DeclineKENNETH LANGA; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Tube-feeding in Elderly: Decision-making and OutcomesSusan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2003..By the end of the award period the applicant will have the skills, experience and research track record necessary to become an independent investigator and leader in academic geriatrics. ..
- A Telenovela Intervention to Increase Mexican American Elders' Home Care UseJANICE DIANE CRIST; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thirty Mexican American elders and their caregivers will view the telenovela;and 30 elders and their caregivers will watch the general video. We will show the videotapes in the hospital setting. We will compare results 6 months later. ..
- The ADEPT Study: Estimating Prognosis in Advanced DementiaSusan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2009..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important clinical, research and policy-relevant contributions to the care of older persons with dementia at the end-of-life. ..
- HEALTH INEQUALITIES ACROSS THE LIFE SPANSteven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2004..Major papers will be followed by formal discussions to extend and illuminate the presentations. Proceedings will be published in a special journal issue. ..
- The CASCADE Study: End-of-Life in Advanced DementiaSusan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- 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]..
- AIDS Caregiving Stress Among Midlife and Older WomenRichard Wight; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Informatics based nurse triage in lung transplant careStanley Finkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Conceptualizing Mental Health InterventionsCarol Whitlatch; Fiscal Year: 2007..S. with the assistance of disease-specific organizations and other targeted national organizations serving practitioners, researchers, and policy makers. ..
- 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. ..
- REDUCING BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN DEMENTIA--DAY CARE USESteven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2003..These changes will be mediated by improvements in their relative's behavior. ..
- BENZODIAZEPINE USE AND RISK OF DISABILITY IN THE ELDERLYShelly Gray; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Pleasant Events and Moods: A Time-Series AnalysisBrent Mausbach; Fiscal Year: 2006..The remaining participants will receive no feedback. All participants will receive a one-month follow-up to determine if those receiving detailed feedback experience fewer negative emotions and more positive emotions. ..
- Psychosocial Mechanisms of CAM Interventions in Breast CancerSarah Rausch; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR IN AD--RANDOMIZED INTERVENTION STUDYCAROL FARRAN; Fiscal Year: 2001..The study will also permit secondary analyses of the effectiveness of the extent to which change in outcomes is associated with background variables, including race, and with changes in mediators and care receiver disruptive behaviors. ..
- Communication in Late-stage Cancer: Exploring Hospice DecisionDEBORAH PEASE WALDROP; Fiscal Year: 2010..3) Understanding how end-of-life decisions are made is essential for the efficient planning and delivery of comprehensive services for the growing number of adults who will die from cancer. ..
- PSYCHIATRIC AND PHYSICAL EFFECTS OF CAREGIVINGRichard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2001..Mortality rates among care-recipients are high enough in this study to enable us to examine the effects of bereavement in a relatively large sample of elderly spousal pairs. ..
- Testing survey methods for collecting data on elder mistreatment prevalenceScott Beach; Fiscal Year: 2007..We anticipate that the proposed research will be useful in helping to inform the design of a national study of the incidence and prevalence of elder mistreatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- FAMILY FUNCTION, STROKE RECOVRY, AND CAREGIVER OUTCOMESPatricia Clark; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- SPIRAL OF DEPRESSION AND DISABILITY IN LATE LIFEMartha Bruce; Fiscal Year: 2002..Second, it will identify potential avenues for effective intervention into these relationships in high risk populations. ..
- Feeding Tube Use Among Persons with Advanced DementiaJoan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2008..Knowledge gained will be used to inform public policy and formulate facility interventions to ensure that FT insertion in persons with severe cognitive impairment is ethically appropriate. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PHD in Clinical Research (RMI)Rosanne Harrigan; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Obstructive E*Todd Demmy; Fiscal Year: 2007..This proposal will be instrumental in the development of a novel PDT drug without long-term restrictions of patients' sun exposure. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NIA DEVELOPMENT AWARD PAIN AND DELIRIUM IN HIP FRACTURER Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2002..Dr. Morrison will engage in a number of educational activities in order to enhance his research and statistical analysis skills. ..
- NURSING CDROM ON ETHICAL ISSUES OF GENETIC TESTINGJanet Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002..Increased knowledge of ethical aspects of genetic testing will enable professional nurses to incorporate this knowledge into their professional nursing roles. ..
- Multifamily Group Autonomy Support Psychoeducation for Patents and Middle AdolescCAROL JEAN DASHIFF; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Master in Clinical ResearchRosanne Harrigan; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Exercise & Health Promotion for MCI: A Controlled TrialLinda Teri; Fiscal Year: 2010..These older adults are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease within 3 years, and delaying or preventing cognitive decline will preserve their ability to live independently and save public health dollars. ..
- Intergenerational Financial TransfersMichael Hurd; Fiscal Year: 2007..The research will be based on data from eight waves of the Health and Retirement Study. ..
- 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]..
- Preparation for Future Care in Older AdultsSILVIA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Family Health After Predictive HD TestingJanet Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004..This study will document the health care needs of family members of persons who receive a positive result from presymptomatic gene testing for an inherited degenerative neurologic disease. ..
- Cancer Assessments and Reports of End-of-Life TreatmentJoan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2005..Such tools will allow institutions to measure whether cancer care is meeting patient and family members' needs and expectations. ..
- RURAL DWELLING OLDER ADULTS: CPAP ADHERENCE SUPPORTCarol Smith; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- VALIDATION OF A PREPARATION FOR FUTURE CARE MEASURE WITH OLDER AFRICAN-AMERICANSSILVIA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2003..The information gained will also contribute to the development of a screening tool for practitioners assisting older adults with care plans. ..
- Schizophrenia Patient and Family Continuity of CareArmando Rotondi; Fiscal Year: 2003..The project will utilize a randomized control group design, with 17 pairs of subjects (patient and primary family caregiver) in each group. ..
- Family Ritual Continuity: Comorbidity Child MH & IllnessMARCIA WINTER; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Pain Management and Functional Recovery in Older AdultsR Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2006..The project will examine the impact of this generalizable intervention on pain levels, lower extremity performance, functional status, health related quality of life, and utilization. ..
- A Comprehensive Database of Cost-Effectiveness AnalysesPeter Neumann; Fiscal Year: 2003..The web-based data should also understand the needs of different scientists to be understood and policymakers, and bridges to be built across disparate communities. ..
- LONG-TERM OUTCOME OF BLOOD AND MARROW TRANSPLANTATIONJ Rizzo; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- FAMILY, AUTONOMY AND SELF-CARE IN ADOLESCENTS WITH IDDMCarol Dashiff; Fiscal Year: 2003..Model fit will be evaluated by several methods, including goodness of fit and diagnostic plots of individual subject slopes. ..
- In-Home Caregiving and Use of Medical ServicesJennifer Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Decisionmaking in Pediatric Palliative CareJOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- GRADUATE EDUCATION IN ONCOLOGY NURSING FOR MINORITIESArlene Houldin; Fiscal Year: 2002..The School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania is the primary resource to the program along with a variety of clinical settings that provide services to minority patients. ..
- Technological Home Care: Improving CaregivingCarol Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009..The potential significance and the long term goals are to strengthen home caregiving skills, improve health status, quality of life and self-management of chronic illness symptoms and invasive home care treatment. ..
- A CAREGIVER INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE HOSPICE OUTCOMESSusan McMillan; Fiscal Year: 2002..Quantitative data will be analyzed using repeated measures multivariate analysis of variance and structural equation modeling. ..
- Treatment Patterns, Expenditures and Outcomes in MBHOsSusan Ettner; Fiscal Year: 2005..e., how psychotherapy visits are associated with outcomes and expenditures. Selection models will be used to estimate this relationship for patients with and without drug use. ..
- LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES OF LONG TERM CANCER SURVIVORSCathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2004....