Encounters in Swedish nursing homes: a hermeneutic study of residents' experiences.

@article{Westin2007EncountersIS,
  title={Encounters in Swedish nursing homes: a hermeneutic study of residents' experiences.},
  author={Lars Westin and Ella Danielson},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={172-80}
}
AIM This paper is a report of a study to illuminate and interpret the meaning of residents' experiences of encounters with nurses in nursing homes. BACKGROUND; A large number of older people suffer from illness and become dependent on other people in their daily living. These people are often in need of care in nursing homes. It is assumed that encounters between nurses and residents are of importance in how residents experience care in nursing homes. METHOD Twelve residents from three… CONTINUE READING

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