Selected perceptions of elderly persons about their relocation to a nursing home
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Published by University of Toronto, Faculty of Nursing in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Older people -- Medical care -- Ontario -- Metropolitan Toronto,
  • Nursing homes -- Ontario -- Metropolitan Toronto

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 35-38.

StatementJean M. Ciceri.
LC ClassificationsRA998C2 C53
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 38, 7 p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19249134M

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Determination in sustaining one's independence can affect a WSN system's PU and any indication on WSN's ability to improve an elderly individual's quality of life would appear to have a positive impact on the system's PU. It has been observed that negative perception on nursing homes can increase an elderly person's desire to remain at by: Therefore, the object of study of this research is delimited in analyzing the perception of the elderly on their living conditions and the process of institutionalization of a Nursing home, located in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.   Johnson, RA and Bibbo, J () Relocation decisions and constructing the meaning of home: a phenomenological study of the transition into a nursing home. Journal of Aging Stud 56 – Kane, RA and Cutler, LJ () Promoting homelike characteristics and eliminating institutional characteristics in community-based residential.   Background: In many countries, people over 85 years of age are relocated involuntarily or unplanned to a nursing home. In Switzerland, 43% of elderly over 85 years are admitted to nursing homes after hospital by: 5.

A nursing home for elderly people was subject to an emergency evacuation and had to relocate residents in other hosting facilities in the region. Older people who have moved from home to a LTCF within the year prior to the study. The institution must be one that provides some level of personal or clinical care service and not just board and lodgings. Phenomena of interest The experience for older people associated with . Observation was also undertaken at both nursing homes to enhance the understanding of the residents' narration. The participants' concern in relation to quality of life emerges in the following main themes: (i) Securing the insecure body; (ii) Seeking solace; (iii) Preparing for departure; and (iv) Affirmation of self. A senior’s biggest dread (after moving out of their house) is usually the actual process of moving from point A to point B. Moving is daunting to people of all ages. The idea of sorting through, packing up, moving and unpacking everything we’ve collected over the years is overwhelming. For many seniors, downsizing is synonymous with : Carol Bradley Bursack.

Depression and loneliness are considered to be the major problems leading to impaired quality of life among elderly persons. At the same time, old age can also be an opportunity for making new friends, developing new interests, discovering fresh ways of service, spending more time in fellowship with God. Expectations and experience of moving to a care home: Perceptions of older people with dementia 85% would not want to live in a nursing home upon getting old and their nursing home-related. Persons who moved to a nursing home within 5 years of baseline had a significantly higher mean risk perception at baseline, versus (ppersons who moved to a nursing home differed from those who did not on nearly all of the observed variables that we used to compare Cited by: Today, most elders move to assisted living communities rather than directly into a nursing home (unless they need short-term rehabilitation to recover from a hospital stay). “Over the last few decades, increasing regulations and a focus on creating more home-like settings for patients has had a beneficial impact on the look and feel of long.