The Lived Experience of Nursing Home Residents in the Context of the Nursing Home as their ‘Home’.

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Abstract

Importance of home for older peopleOlder people value their independence and want to be cared for at home (HSE, 2011; Moore & Ryan, 2014, 2017; IMO, 2016). Transition to a nursing home can be an emotional and stressful occasion for older people and their families (Ryan & McKenna, 2015; Phelan & McCormack, 2016; Hassan & O’Neill, 2017).

Conference

ConferenceLaunch of Commissioned Report by Nursing Homes Ireland and Ulster University entitled: 'THE LIVED EXPERIENCE OF NURSING HOME RESIDENTS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE NURSING HOME AS THEIR ‘HOME’.
Abbreviated titleThe Minister reports that "I think that there is a lot the Government can learn from this research and take on board to ensure that we are putting to the core of every decision we make the dignity of the person".
CountryIreland
CityDublin
Period13/09/1713/09/17
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Keywords

  • nursing home
  • lived experiences
  • transitions
  • Care and compassion

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