Sabine Bartholomeyczik

Sabine Bartholomeyczik
Universität Witten/Herdecke · Department of Nursing Science

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User Guide for the Qualidem. The QUALIDEM is a dementia-specific Qol instrument that allows a proxy-based Qol rating in all stages of dementia. The instrument structure and content are based on the adaption-coping model and the following Qol definition: ‘Dementia-specific Qol is the multidimensional evaluation of the person-environment system of th...
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Background In long-term care, persons with dementia are often cared for in specialised facilities, which are rather heterogeneous in regard to care concepts. Little information is available on how these facilities and care concepts bring about changes in the targeted outcomes. Such knowledge is needed to understand the effects of care concepts and...
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Background: Persons with dementia spend most time of their day not engaging in activities or social interactions. A care concept of a dementia special care unit that promotes activities and social interaction through a household-like design and individualised stimuli is studied. Aim: To evaluate the main outcomes of the care concept of a dementi...
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Introduction Due to frequent treatment side effects and weight loss, colorectal cancer patients require oncologic care and nutritional counseling both during and after hospitalization. The current study evaluated differences in discharge and side effects management and nutritional behavior between colorectal cancer patients of a control group witho...
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Background: In long-term care, persons with dementia are often cared for in specialised facilities, which are rather heterogeneous in regard to their design and care concepts. Little information is available on how these facilities and care concepts bring about changes in the targeted outcomes. Such knowledge is needed to understand the effects of...
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Background: The number of elderly people having physical disabilities and other chronic diseases has dramatically increased with the rapid aging of society. The importance of the care has been noticed again from the viewpoint of the prevention, and the effective care is expected for both sides to be assisted Kinästhetik/Kinaesthetics (hereinafter,...
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Background Special care units are a well-utilized approach in the long-term care for persons with dementia. A therapeutic goal of such settings is to provide meaningful engagement and a sense of community that is crucial for the overall quality of life. In recent years, several studies followed this notion by investigating residents’ social interac...
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Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) is an internationally applied method for enhancing person-centred care for people with dementia. Recent studies indicate that the attitudes of staff involved into the DCM implementation are crucial for its’ successful implementation; however, the process of attitude development has not been investigated so far. Thus, thi...
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Erratum zu: Bundesgesundheitsbl 2019 10.1007/s00103-019-02878-1 Der Artikel Prävention von Mangelernährung in der stationären Pflege am Beispiel des DNQP-Expertenstandards „Ernährungsmanagement“ wurde ursprünglich am 22. Januar 2019 ohne „Open Access“ online auf der Internetplattform …
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Mangelernährung stellt eine große Herausforderung für die Versorgung insbesondere pflegebedürftiger alter Menschen dar. Die Entstehungsgründe sind vielfältig und können gesundheits- oder psychosozial bedingt sein. Mangelernährung wirkt sich gesundheitsschädigend bis existenzbedrohend aus. Prävention ist also dringend geboten und stellt eine wichtig...
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Oncol Res Treat 2018;41(suppl 1):1–221 Abstract DOI: 10.1159/000487109 Zweck: Patienten mit einem kolorektalen Karzinom entwickeln häufig einen Gewichtsverlust und leiden während einer (neo)-adjuvanten Radio-/Chemotherapie an diversen Nebenwirkungen. Methoden: Bei der Studie handelt es sich um ein exploratives, deskriptives Forschungsdesign in eine...
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Zusammenfassung. Hintergrund: Ein bestehendes Konzept einer Demenzstation soll evaluiert werden. Damit die Evaluation gut aufgesetzt werden kann, bedarf es eines theoretischen Verständnisses für die implementierte Intervention, welches bisher nicht explizit formuliert ist. Eine Möglichkeit dafür ist die Entwicklung einer Programmtheorie. Ziel: Ziel...
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Dementia specialist care units (DSCUs) provide care for people with dementia and severe challenging behaviour who live in nursing homes. They are an alternative care setting within traditional nursing homes. By providing certain physical design features, employing staff with additional dementia expertise and training, enhancing psychosocial care, a...
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A dissertation project at the Witten/Herdecke University [1] is investigating which (nursing sensitive) patient characteristics are suitable for predicting a higher or lower degree of nursing workload. For this research project four predictive modelling methods were selected. In a first step, SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINE, RANDOM FOREST, and GRADIENT BOOS...
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Low-threshold support services are provided within the basket of services of German long-term care insurance as a part of respite care to support family carers and people with dementia. This study investigates various stakeholders' (providers, coordinators, volunteers, family carers and people with dementia) perspectives on low-threshold support se...
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Dementia Care Mapping is an internationally applied method for enhancing person-centred care for people with dementia in nursing homes. Recent studies indicate that leadership is crucial for the successful implementation of Dementia Care Mapping; however, research on this topic is rare. This case study aimed to explore the influence of leadership o...
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Back pain is a common musculoskeletal complaint among older people, likely also in persons with dementia. Due to often existing communication problems, it is challenging to detect backache in persons with dementia. Thus, we have been conducted a systematic review to identify observational items regarding back pain in persons with dementia.
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Aim Moral distress experienced by nurses in acute care hospitals can adversely impact the affected nurses, their patients and their hospitals; therefore, it is advisable for organizations to establish internal monitoring of moral distress. However, until now, no suitable questionnaire has been available for use in German‐speaking contexts. Hence, t...
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Background One of the most difficult issues for care staff is the manifestation of challenging behaviour among residents with dementia. The first step in managing this type of behaviour is analysing its triggers. A structured assessment instrument can facilitate this process and may improve carers’ management of the situation. This paper describes...
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Many nursing home residents with cognitive impairments (CI) suffer from chronic pain, which is also discussed as a reason for challenging behavior. Because of their impaired communication abilities it is recommended to use an observational pain-instrument for the assessment. It is not known, if in German nursing homes the pain assessment for reside...
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BACKGROUND A large number of nursing home residents with cognitive impairments (CI) suffer from chronic pain, which is also discussed as a reason for challenging behavior. To assess pain in people with severe CI, the use of an observational pain instrument is recommended; for people without or with mild CI the gold standard is a self-rating instrum...
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Offizielles Bewnutzerhandbuch zur deutschsprachigen QUALIDEM Version 2.0
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Ziel der Metasynthese ist die Entwicklung eines Modells der demenzspezifischen Lebensqualität, basierend auf den Selbstäußerungen von Menschen mit Demenz. Das methodische Vorgehen erfolgte in vier Schritten: Systematische Datenbankrecherche, Analyse der Charakteristika der eingeschlossenen Studien, Qualitätsbewertung der eingeschlossenen Publikatio...
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Aims and objective: To evaluate Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) implementation in nursing homes. Background: DCM, an internationally applied method for supporting and enhancing person-centred care (PCC) for people with dementia, must be successfully implemented into care practice for its effective use. Various factors influence the implementation of...
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Official User Guide of the QUALIDEM
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Background: The QUALIDEM is a dementia-specific Quality of life (Qol) instrument that is recommended for longitudinal studies and advanced stages of dementia. Our study aimed to develop a user guide for the German version of the QUALIDEM and to determine the item distribution, internal consistency and inter-rater reliability (IRR) of the German QU...
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Introduction Respite care for people with dementia is increasingly promoted. However, little is known about the safety-relevant aspects of handover between home and respite care facilities for people with dementia. We thus focus on the safety-relevant information exchange taking place at the admission to and the discharge from respite care and disc...
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Background: The Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI) is one of the most popular and frequently used instruments for assessing so-called challenging behavior in individuals with dementia in research practice. However, no information is available regarding the factor structure of the German version of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory - Nursing Home (NPI-N...
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Objectives: To investigate differences in the provision and performance of case conferences for people with dementia between dementia special care units (DSCUs) and traditional care units (TCUs) in nursing homes. Because DSCUs employ more staff, we expect the likelihood of the provision of case conferences to be higher in DSCUs. Design: Observat...
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For people with dementia, the concept of quality of life (Qol) reflects the disease's impact on the whole person. Thus, Qol is an increasingly used outcome measure in dementia research. This systematic review was performed to identify available dementia-specific Qol measurements and to assess the quality of linguistic validations and reliability st...
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Zusammenfassung. Hintergrund: Über die Prozesse und den Informationsaustausch versorgungsrelevanter Informationen von Menschen mit Demenz (MmD) zwischen den Settings Häuslichkeit und Kurzzeitpflege ist bislang wenig bekannt. Vor diesem Hintergrund wurden die Prozesse und der Informationsaustausch unter Berücksichtigung der beteiligten Akteure rekon...
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Person-centered care (PCC) is a widely recognized concept in dementia research and care. Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) is a method for implementing PCC. Prior studies have yielded heterogeneous results regarding the effectiveness of DCM for people with dementia (PwD). We aimed to investigate the effectiveness of DCM with regard to quality of life (Qo...
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Hintergrund. In den vergangenen Jahren wurden literatur- und empiriebasiert Kriterien für die Qualitätssicherung der Überleitung zwischen Versorgungssettings identifiziert. Ziel der Arbeit. Aus der Vielzahl dieser Kriterien wurden jene expertenbasiert ausgewählt und ergänzt, die für eine gute Versorgungsqualität von Menschen mit Demenz (MmD) bei de...
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Non-pharmacological interventions are guideline-recommended as initial treatment for people with dementia in nursing homes. In Germany, there is no instrument available to collect standardized data on the application of all of these interventions; an investigation of their use in large-scale samples is not currently possible. This article describes...
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Die Förderung und Aufrechterhaltung der Lebensqualität von Menschen mit Demenz wird zunehmend als entscheidendes Ergebniskriterium sowohl wissenschaftlicher Studien als auch in der praktischen Versorgung angesehen. Aber wie zuverlässig sind Ergebnisse der Lebensqualität, die auf einer Fremdeinschätzung basieren. Dazu eine detaillierte Beschreibung...
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Background: Living units (LU) specialised for people with dementia are an important feature of nursing homes. Little is known about their structural characteristics, and an international definition is lacking. This study explored characteristics of the environment and staff from defined LU types to identify differences between them. Design: Cross-...
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Aim To identify literature on safety-relevant handover communication, as operationalized by an adapted Lasswell communication model, and to reveal the extent to which this literature is relevant to patients with dementia (PwD). Furthermore, the study identifies interventions that could be applicable in dementia handover communication. Methods A...
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Background: Dementia specific-case conferences with the Innovative dementia oriented assessment tool (CC-IdA) could be an important tool with which to analyze and manage challenging behavior. The study gives an insight into nursing staff' experiences using CC-IdA in dementia care. Methods: Qualitative interviews were conducted with 18 nursing te...
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Background Case conferences for people with dementia and challenging behaviors (e.g., apathy) are recommended as useful tools that enable staff in nursing homes to understand the behavior of people with this type of disease. Understanding peoples’ behaviors is the basis for the initiation of targeted interventions to improve the quality of care for...