Susannah Parker

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The literature does not contain a measure of family caregivers' motives for helping provide daily complex home care. Such a measure will permit nurses to assess and provide interventions specific to each caregiver's motivation for helping. The purpose of this study was to apply Batson's empirically derived helping pathway theory to the measurement of(More)
Nurse practitioners are concerned with demonstrating quality of care. Of the three variables which compose quality assessment, the third variable, outcome, provides the most direct and appropriate way to judge the nurse practitioner's special health orientation. Most studies have judged nurse practitioners' care based on medical standards and criteria.(More)
This study investigated the influence of 'cognitive busyness' (competing cognitive demands) on residential care staff attributions of challenging behaviour (CB) related to dementia. Following the model of attribution formation proposed by Gilbert, Pelham, and Krull (1988), it was hypothesised that care staff experiencing competing cognitive demands at the(More)
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