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Quality in the continuum of care for frail older persons - Structure, process and outcome

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Title: Quality in the continuum of care for frail older persons - Structure, process and outcome
Authors: Berglund, Helene
Issue Date: 17-Feb-2014
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Health and Care Sciences
Parts of work: I. Berglund H, Blomberg S, Dunér A & Kjellgren K. Organizing integrated care for older persons: strategies in Sweden during the past decade. Journal of Health Organization and Management 2013 Accepted

II. Berglund H, Dunér A, Blomberg S & Kjellgren K. Care planning at home: a way to increase the influence of older people? International Journal of Integrated Care 2012:12 (5). URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1-113109

III. Berglund H, Wilhelmson K, Blomberg S, Dunér A, Kjellgren K & Hasson H. Older people’s views of quality of care: a randomised controlled study of continuum of care. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2013:22 (19-20), 2934-2944.

IV. Berglund H, Hasson H, Kjellgren K & Wilhelmson K. Effects of a continuum of care intervention on frail older persons’ life satisfaction: a randomized controlled study. Submitted
Date of Defence: 2014-03-07
Disputation: Fredagen den 7 mars 2014, kl. 13.00, Institutionen för vårdvetenskap och hälsa. Arvid Wallgrens Backe, Hus 2, Hörsal 2119
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: care planning
content analysis
continuum of care
frail older adults
outcome assessment
personal satisfaction
quality of health care
randomized controlled study
Abstract: Frail older persons are often dependent on care and support from several different care providers, including hospital and primary health care as well as municipal health and social care. The increasing complexity of care requires attention to quality issues. The overall aim of this thesis was to explore quality of care for frail older persons in regard to continuum of care. The focus was on organizing integrated care (i.e. structure), older persons’ influence on care-planning meetings (i.e. pro... more
ISBN: ISBN 978-91-628-8785-8
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