Célia Pereira Caldas

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This paper aimed to consider the creation of the Scientific Department of Gerontological Nursing within the Brazilian Nursing Association, considering the context of population ageing, and the development and consolidation of this specialty in the country. In the reflexive process, it was possible to rely on the historical analysis of the revised literature(More)
TOPIC Concept analysis of temporality. PURPOSE To develop a comprehensive definition of temporality applicable to nursing care. SOURCE Published literature. CONCLUSIONS Temporality is a central component of our experience of the world. Phenomena such as the passage of time, time cycles, the trajectory of aging, transitions toward something, something(More)
A detailed review was conducted of the literature on models evaluating the effectiveness of integrated and coordinated care networks for the older population. The search made use of the following bibliographic databases: Pubmed, The Cochrane Library, LILACS, Web of Science, Scopus and SciELO. Twelve articles on five different models were included for(More)
This article highlights the phenomenon of "aging with dependence" as a challenge to be dealt with by the field of collective health and discusses responsibilities for providing health care to this population contingent, comparing the necessary and existing conditions for families to assume responsibility for such care. The analysis is based on authors and(More)
This phenomenological-hermeneutic study was an inquiry into the lived experience of 16 very old persons who were living in their own homes. The nursing perspective was Gadow's existential advocacy for nursing practice. The study findings led to the essence of the phenomenon: pragmatic transition to old age, within a restricted future. Heideggerian concepts(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess health coverage of elderly people receiving supplementary health care and these users' sociodemographic characteristics. METHODS Descriptive study of elderly population living in Brazil and in the states of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in 2006. Data was collected from the National Supplementary Care Beneficiary Information System and(More)
The scope of this quantitative exploratory study was to evaluate the symptomatology of self-referred depression by the elderly, taking socio-demographic variables into consideration. The data collected by means of semi-structured interviews and the Abbreviated Geriatric Depression Scale involving 240 elderly residents in João Pessoa in the state of Paraíba(More)
This study focuses on healthcare for the elderly under the Family Health Strategy in three municipalities (counties) in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, specifically analyzing the organization of the healthcare network and the knowledge of six health teams, using interviews and focus groups. The study emphasized the central role of work by community(More)
OBJECTIVE to learn the influence of cognitive therapy at home, conducted by the caregivers of older people with Alzheimer's Disease. METHOD a case study was developed with fi ve older people with Alzheimer's Disease and their caregivers. The stages of research development were: orientation with the caregivers; selection of older people and caregivers;(More)