Violation in Caring for the Physically Disabled

  title={Violation in Caring for the Physically Disabled},
  author={B Lillest{\o}},
  journal={Western Journal of Nursing Research},
  pages={282 - 296}
Based on in-depth interviews, this article reports how people with disabilities perceive and experience the care given by public health care personnel. A major and disturbingfinding is that the informants describe feelings of being violated, transgressed, and infringed upon by the personnel in charge of their care. Because of the way nurses and other health care personnel interact, patients' bodies are often perceived as objects. The article describes some of these feelings, including how the… CONTINUE READING

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