publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

Medicine management in municipal home care : delegating, administrating and receiving

  • Published: 03 Feb 2015
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
The general aim of this thesis was to investigate how delegation of medication is handled in municipal home care. Specific aims were to 1) explore the prevalence of medication use in older adults over time; 2) describe district nurses’ experiences of the delegation of medication management to municipal home care personnel; 3) explore and describe how home care assistants experience receiving the actual delegation of the responsibility of medication administration; and 4) to describe how older adults, living at home, perceive receiving assistance from home care assistants to manage their own medication. Study I: Changes were explored in medication use over a peri...
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