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Nurses' perceptions of their role in rehabilitation of the older person

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dc.contributor.author Bourke, Kathleen G.
dc.contributor.author Doody, Owen
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-06T12:07:00Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-06T12:07:00Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5589
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Aim The aim of the study was to explore nurses’ perceptions of their role in rehabilitation of the older person. Method Nine participants were interviewed in two rehabilitation units in Ireland. Data were transcribed and analysed using Colaizzi’s (1978) framework. Findings Three main themes emerged: care delivery, collaboration and autonomy/empowerment. Conclusion Nurses have an important role in the rehabilitation of older people, which is often undervalued and ill-defined. Nurses need to recognise and articulate their contribution and value. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher RCN Publishing en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Nursing Older People;24 (2), pp. 33-38
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.7748/nop2012.03.24.2.33.c8956
dc.rights This is an Author's Original Manuscript of an article whose final and definitive form, the Version of Record, has been published in Nursing Older People, 24 (2), pp. 33-38 available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.7748/nop2012.03.24.2.33.c8956 en_US
dc.subject patient-focused care en_US
dc.subject rehabilitation nursing en_US
dc.subject research en_US
dc.subject role perceptions en_US
dc.title Nurses' perceptions of their role in rehabilitation of the older person en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2017-03-06T12:01:14Z
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dc.identifier.doi 10.7748/nop2012.03.24.2.33.c8956
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1396531
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Nursing Older People
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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