Resultados: 28

The capacity of informal caregivers in the rehabilitation of older people after a stroke

Invest. educ. enferm; 39 (2), 2021
Objective. To characterize informal caregivers of dependent older people after a stroke related to aspects of care, and to describe the activities performed and the difficulties faced by these caregivers. Methods. Cross-sectional, descriptive study, held in southern Brazil with 190 informal caregivers of...

Grieves and struggles of family caregivers providing care for bedridden elderly patients affected by chronic degenerative diseases

Invest. educ. enferm; 39 (2), 2021
Objective. To understand grieves and struggles of family caregivers providing care for bedridden elderly patients affected by chronic degenerative diseases. Methods. This cross-sectional study was developed following the guidelines of the clinical-qualitative method. The sample was composed of 10 female ...

Caregiver overload and factors associated with care provided to patients under palliative care

Invest. educ. enferm; 39 (1), 2021
Objective. To identify overload and associated factors among caregivers of adult patients receiving palliative care. Methods. Descriptive, quantitative, and cross-sectional study addressing 40 adults under palliative care and their respective caregivers enrolled in the Home Care System in Ribeirão Pret...

Needs for family caregivers of Cerebrovascular Accident survivors

Invest. educ. enferm; 38 (3), 2020
Objective. To know the needs of family caregivers of Cerebrovascular Accident survivors. Methodology. This is a qualitative, descriptive, and exploratory study. Data were collected from 37 family caregivers of Cerebrovascular Accident survivors from a city in the interior of Bahia, through an interview u...

Burden and Gender inequalities around Informal Care

Invest. educ. enferm; 38 (1), 2020
This work comes from the interest and need to understand the problems arising from the activity of caring for dependent people, in the world and particularly in the European region. Altogether, it seeks to understand the consequences of informal care on the caregiver adding to the debate a gender perspec...

Effectiveness of an Educational Nursing Intervention on Caring Ability and Burden in Family Caregivers of Patients with Chronic NonCommunicable Diseases. A Preventive Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Invest. educ. enferm; 37 (1), 2019
Objective. To evaluate the effect of the “Caring for Caregivers” program in the caring ability and burden in family caregivers of patients with chronic diseases at health care institutions. Methods. A randomized controlled clinical trial was conducted in 34 relatives of patients with chronic diseases...

El significado de asumir la dependencia en casa de una persona con cirugía cardiovascular: la mirada del cuidador informal

Invest. educ. enferm; 35 (2), 2017
Objective. Herein, the study sought to understand the significance for informal caregivers of assuming the dependency at home of an individual subjected to cardiovascular surgery. Methods. This was a phenomenological interpretative study conducted with eight adult participants, home caregivers of individ...

Síntomas depresivos en los ancianos y cuidadores de sobrecarga en la atención domiciliaria

Invest. educ. enferm; 35 (2), 2017
Objective. To characterize the elderly population and their caregivers and to verify the association of depressive symptoms of the elderly and the caregiver’s burden with the variables of interest. Methods. A cross-sectional study with 80 elderly people and 78 caregivers in a Primary Health Service in ...

Factors influencing family care by immigrant women in Spain: a qualitative study

Invest. educ. enferm; 34 (3), 2016
Abstract Objective. To identify and understand factors that influence the relationships in the environment of family care provided by live-in immigrant caregivers. Methods. Interpretive qualitative study from a phenomenological perspective, using in-depth interviews, discussion groups and participant...

Influence of family support in burden of caregivers of individuals with cerebrovascular accident sequelae

Invest. educ. enferm; 34 (3), 2016
Abstract Objective. Understand the existence of a relation between the caregiver's overload of a stroke sequel patient and the family support. Methods. Quantitative/Qualitative research, described by six caregivers registered in the Basic Health Network in Chapecó/SC - Brazil. For (data) information g...