Dignity of older people in a nursing home: narratives of care providers.

  title={Dignity of older people in a nursing home: narratives of care providers.},
  author={Rita Jakobsen and Venke Marion S\orlie},
  journal={Nursing ethics},
  volume={17 3},
The purpose of this study was to illuminate the ethically difficult situations experienced by care providers working in a nursing home. Individual interviews using a narrative approach were conducted. A phenomenological-hermeneutic method developed for researching life experience was applied in the analysis. The findings showed that care providers experience ethical challenges in their everyday work. The informants in this study found the balance between the ideal, autonomy and dignity to be a… CONTINUE READING

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