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de Wilde, Robin (author)
This thesis addresses the pressing issue of a housing shortage in the Netherlands, particularly focusing on the challenges faced by the elderly population of Naaldwijk, a town situated in the heart of the municipality of Westland, the Netherlands. By comparing historical and contemporary contexts, the thesis aims to provide insights into the...
student report 2024
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van Alkemade, Ianthe (author)
This project responds to the increasing challenges in Dutch elderly care amid an undeniable ageing demographic. Between now and 2040, the number of individuals aged 80 and over will nearly double, and one in four people will need to work in the healthcare sector to satisfy the increasing demands. <br/><br/>The current system of elderly care is...
master thesis 2024
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van der Kamp, Iris (author)
The third version of the Green Deal Sustainable Healthcare 3.0 (GD3) in the Dutch elderly care sector represents a dynamic and shared governance model that promotes widespread participation and implementation of sustainability practices. The GD3 provides a blueprint for elderly care organisations to pursue sustainability goals, but its success...
master thesis 2023
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Wei, Liping (author)
Would you feel relaxed in hospital? Would you choose to meet a friend there? Would you like to spend your free time there? The answer for most people is no. Hospitals have always been synonymous with fear and sadness. Although it relates to the fact that life and death is a heavy topic, the hospital’s factory-like model and oppressive space...
master thesis 2023
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Çubukçuoglu, C. (author), Cilasun Kunduraci, Arzu (author), Asadollahi Asl Zarkhah, S. (author)
It is known that the elderly usually spend the last years of their lives indoors, with little contact with others and the outside environment. Indoor environmental quality (IEQ) conditions related to lighting, air quality, thermal comfort, and acoustics directly affect their quality of life. In this study, the main focus is on the design of...
journal article 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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de Jong, Karlijn (author)
With an ageing society and fewer people willing to work in healthcare, the pressure on the healthcare sector is growing. And next to that, the high workload increased even more with the COVID-19 pandemic. Next to these factors increase, caregivers need to make numerous decisions each day, is their work emotionally demanding and though to be done...
master thesis 2022
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Kemp, Ricardo (author)
The number of elderly citizens in the Netherlands is growing, but there is a lack of suitable housing for this population group. Because of this, they occupy larger homes that are more suitable for families with children. Since the average age of no longer having children at home is 55 years in the Netherlands, that is the starting age for this...
master thesis 2022
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Jellema, Maarten (author)
Society is aging at a rapid phase and the increasing technological possibilities make it possible that a solution or treatment method is found for many life-threatening situations.<br/>As a result, the costs for healthcare have been increasing and because of this the government has decided to close a large number of care homes and thereby...
master thesis 2021
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Ho, Tsai Cheng (author)
In Europe and Asia, people face a significant aging society(Gilroy, R., 2007). In Asia, Taiwan underlies one of the most aging countries (Chan, A., 2005). To give care to elderly citizens, some Taiwanese elderly people live at home, while others live in a care institution. For those who live in institutions, they may lose the connection with...
master thesis 2020
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Peeters, R.V.M. (author)
The amount of elderly in the Netherlands will increase significantly in the upcoming years. According to the CBS (2018) by 2030 a quarter of the Dutch population will be aged 65 or older. Due to the growing number of elderly people, the number of elderly people with dementia is also increasing. The current built environment does not respond to...
master thesis 2020
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Broere, Jiska (author)
Intimacy is important for every human being. It contributes to our social contacts, physical health and quality of life. Intimacy also plays an important role in the lives of elderly, despite certain prejudices. Nevertheless, there is often a lack of attention for intimacy in elderly care. This graduation project therefore aims to give intimacy...
master thesis 2020
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Priester, D. (author)
The Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics expects the elderly population to grow from 2.4 million in 2012 to 4.7 million in 2041, putting intense pressure on health care budgets. As elderly get older and older, even more pressure on health care budgets will exist in the near future. Therefore, there is currently a focus on prevention: reduce...
master thesis 2016
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Luik, B. (author)
The assignment that was the starting point of this project comprised of designing and developing a nurse call corridor lamp that suits the needs, wishes and context of an elderly care facility. The goal is to make the product fit in better into this homely environment, in which the current corridor lamp does not do a very good job. Several...
master thesis 2015
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Hordijk, G.J. (author), Bilow, M. (author), Aarts, Marielle (author), Rosemann, Alexander (author)
The ‘LIGHTVAN’ research aims to optimize the lighting design for healthy schools and modern senior housing and care homes with regards to the use of light as a cheap and important source of energy A multi-functional mobile light laboratory was built into a delivery van, the LIGHTVAN. This LIGHTVAN has two clear aims: With this mobile light...
journal article 2014
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