Anna Nivestam

Anna Nivestam
Kristianstad University | HKR · Department of Nursing

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A preventive home visit (PHV) is a health intervention used to promote health and prevent risks among older persons. During the last four decades a major focus for PHVs has been on individual risk prevention. However, to create conditions for older persons to maintain or improve health, a comprehensive multilevel approach including both health prom...
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Preventive home visits (PHVs) are offered to older persons with the purpose of promoting health and preventing risks on an individual level. However, aspects of health need to be considered on a societal level as well. This study aims to get a deeper understanding of perceptions of the usability of the information compiled during the PHVs to promot...
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Introduction Social participation can have a positive impact on health; however, physical challenges can be hindrances. During a preventive home visit a health professional (visitor) assesses different aspects of physical, mental and social health. However, there might be a challenge for the visitor to discover the interrelationship between physica...
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Background Life expectancy is increasing all over the world. To be able to support this positive development, health interventions focusing on promotion and prevention are crucial. Preventive home visits represent one example of a health intervention which addresses both promotion through a supportive dialogue and prevention by giving advice. Howev...
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Background: The ageing population is increasing worldwide, and this trend is bringing challenges both for the older person and for society. In order to meet the challenges a comprehensive approach is needed involving both health promotion and risk prevention. The preventive home visit is a public health intervention used around the world with the...

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