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Cheung, Samira (author)
Research shows family caregivers involved in palliative care are not yet supported to the desired extent. Therefore, the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) started the Oog voor Naasten en Nabestaanden (ON2) project, a Palliantieproject financed by ZonMw. The ON2 project helps healthcare organizations with improving the care for family...
master thesis 2023
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Kriekaard, Femke (author)
A majority of people with dementia live at home. Most people living alone experience problems with wayfinding due to symptoms of their disease, like memory impairment, spatial disorientation, and loss of planning abilities. These problems can cause them to reduce their outside travel range or even stop going on independent outdoor visits...
master thesis 2023
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Karki, Ragini (author)
The main goal of this thesis is to create remote patient management (RPM) strategy to effectively involve patients’ families into e-health services, and promote the adoption and long-term adherence to lifestyle <br/>modifications of entire families. By exploring the potential of family-centered care ideology for healthcare delivery, this thesis...
master thesis 2023
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Liang, C. (author)
Caring for the elderly has always been a topic of great discussion. Demographic changes in an aging society have resulted in the growing phenomenon of the Sandwich Generation. The middle-aged generation cares for their aging parents and children and is usually one of the groups providing informal care. The burden of caregiving gradually harms...
master thesis 2023
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Becqué, Yvonne N. (author), van der Wel, Maaike (author), Aktan-Arslan, Muzeyyen (author), Driel, Anne Geert van (author), Rietjens, J.A.C. (author), van der Heide, Agnes (author), Witkamp, Erica (author)
Objective: Family caregivers are often intensively involved in palliative and end-of-life cancer care. A variety of interventions to support family caregivers have been developed, differing in target population, modality, and components. We aimed to systematically examine characteristics and the effectiveness of interventions to support...
review 2023
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Wang, Gubing (author), Albayrak, A. (author), Mattace-Raso, Francesco (author), van der Cammen, T.J.M. (author)
Long-term care is defined as a variety of services designed to meet a person’s health and personal care needs which help people live as independently and safely as possible when they can no longer perform everyday activities on their own. Depending on the needs and social context of the patient, long-term care can be provided in different...
book chapter 2023
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Li, S. (author)
In response to the pressing demand for elderly care, care robots, the robots used by care receivers and/or caregivers for care purposes in various settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes, and personal residences were introduced and have been gaining traction as a technological solution to improve care quality and to enhance the value of...
doctoral thesis 2022
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Boere, Willemijn (author)
Palliative care focuses on improving the patient’s quality of life and the quality of life of the family caregiver. However, in reality, the focus is often on the patient’s needs and not on the family caregiver’s needs. Therefore, the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) has developed the Oog voor Naasten en Nabestaanden (ON2) method,...
master thesis 2021
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Schut, Lennart (author)
The current pandemic has drastically changed the primary care field. Suddenly, GP practices had to implement more digital or ‘care at a distance’ methods to keep interacting with patients. This was reflected by the strong increase in telephone consults and practices that used video calling for the first time. However, the sudden digital...
master thesis 2021
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Diaz Couder Breceda, Ileana (author)
According to the WHO, dementia is one of the main causes of elderly dependency and disability worldwide. People with dementia are not the only ones affected. As the demand for care is high, families and caregivers experience physical, emotional, and sometimes financial stress. Up to date, there is no cure for dementia and its progression. The...
master thesis 2020
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van Manen, Max (author)
At this point, around 280.000 people are living with dementia in the Netherlands and this number is expected to grow significantly in the coming decades due to the aging population. It is expected that by 2040 the number of people with dementia will grow to 520.000 and expand to over 620.000 people by 2050 (Alzheimer Nederland, 2018). This puts...
master thesis 2020
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Noorman, Romee (author)
This report present Bitstory: a new methodology for caregiving to support parents of autistic children by building a strong support network. Bitstory was designed to be implemented in the caregiving processes of De Buitenwereld. De Buitenwereld is a Dutch healthcare institution which provides care to families of children with (suspicion of) a...
master thesis 2018
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Douma, Johanna G. (author), Volkers, Karin M. (author), Engels, Gwenda (author), Sonneveld, M.H. (author), Goossens, R.H.M. (author), Scherder, Erik J.A. (author)
Background: Despite the detrimental effects of physical inactivity for older adults, especially aged residents of residential care settings may spend much time in inactive behavior. This may be partly due to their poorer physical condition; however, there may also be other, setting-related factors that influence the amount of inactivity. The...
journal article 2017
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Gerlag, P.L.L. (author)
INTRO Rijndam is a rehabilitation centre in Rotterdam that is specialised in complex rehabilitation problems. Rijndam has different locations and different departments. At the Ringdijk there is a children’s department where the toddlers are supported by caregivers of rehabilitation daycare, social workers, psychologists, rehabilitation...
master thesis 2016
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Klok, S.W. (author)
Every year 5000-7000 children in the Netherlands with a life-threatening or life-limiting illness are eligible for palliative care. This care aims to improve the quality of life for both child and family in these last days, months or years. Providing palliative care and supporting these families is an intensive job. A close and trustful...
master thesis 2014
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Song, Y. (author), Groeneveld, B.S. (author), Boess, S.U. (author), Freudenthal, A. (author)
Informal caregivers, who are usually family members or friends of care recipients, provide unpaid assistances to help care recipients remain in their homes. However, they may be prone to depression, grief, fatigue and changes in social relationships. This paper presents the development process of a Product Service System (PSS) which is able to...
conference paper 2014
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Stiglic, V. (author)
The topic of this graduation project is to “Design an arm support for a powered exoskeleton to help caregivers lift disabled clients”. It is connected to a PhD project on the Faculty of 3me in TU Delft, which aims to develop an exoskeleton for the caregiving industry. The idea is to decrease the physical and psychological stress caregivers...
master thesis 2014
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Zhang, X. (author)
Due to the demographic shift and aging population, the number of the seniors with cognitive impairments is increasing. In taking care of these seniors, caregivers experience both financial and emotional burdens. This project studies three care parties of this special group of people, who take care of the seniors with a mild cognitive impairment ...
master thesis 2012
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