Rebecka Ardeman-Merten's research while affiliated with Örebro University and other places

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The Swedish national guidelines for elderly care describe how older persons should be able to trust that their care is permeated with security. Different theoretical perspectives can be found that describe what creates security. Many studies have been done about security. However, few studies have explicitly asked older persons what security in nur...


... In such scenarios, the role of trained institutional caregivers is very important in providing person centered care to promote emotional engagement and a sense of security amongst the older people. 16 The physiological and psychological changes in older people demands clear and technical understanding by a caregiver to appropriately respond to the needs. This is well supported by an Irish study finding, which suggested the holistic and individualized care promotes quality of life of old people. ...