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God man i vården av personer med psykiska funktionsnedsättningar: En kvalitativ intervjustudie
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Divison of Caring Sciences, postgraduate level.
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Divison of Caring Sciences, postgraduate level.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Trustee in the care of persons with mental disabilities : a qualitative interview study (English)
Abstract [en]

Background: Trustee is an actor who a specialist nurse in psychiatry may cooperate within the care of people with mental disabilities. Trustee works as a deputy to a person who himself cannot protect their own interests. Mental disability is a reason why trustee is held by the Swedish courts. There are no new measurements of how many people's with mental disabili-ties that have a trustee, but research shows that this insert is a common occurrence for these people. No previous research has been found which describe trustee's impact on the nursing care of people with mental disabilities.

Aim:

The aim of this study was to describe the specialist nurse in psychiatry experiences of a trustee in the care of people with mental disabilities in psychiatric outpatients.

Method:

The study was based on interviews with 10 specialist nurse in psychiatry, working in psychiatric outpatient. A qualitative content analysis was conducted.

Results:

In the present study the specialist nurse in psychiatry describe that trustee can be promoting in the care of people with mental disabilities. The nurses described that the trustee was a person who they could cooperate with and who also guarded the patient´s rights. Trus-tees could also be aggravating to the care when the cooperation was hampered by various fac-tors such as the trustee's personality and the patient opposed the insert.

Conclusion:

Trustee has an impact on the care of people with mental disabilities. There are opportunities for cooperation between the specialist nurse in psychiatry and the trustee that can promote a more full care of people with mental disabilities.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 23 p.
Keyword [en]
Specialist nurse in psychiatry, trustee, people mental disabilities, psychiatric out-patient.
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-7677Local ID: EXS801OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-7677DiVA: diva2:816788
Subject / course
Nursing science
Educational program
Sjuksköterskeprogrammet
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Available from: 2015-06-04 Created: 2015-06-04 Last updated: 2015-06-04Bibliographically approved

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