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Staff activities and behaviour are the source of many feelings: relatives' interactions and relationships with staff in nursing homes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11820548     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Family members do not give up their involvement in the life of their older relatives when they move to an institution. Relatives feel that it is they who take the initiative to establish a working relationship with the staff at the nursing home. Relatives want more spontaneous information from staff, particularly about residents' daily lives, and there is a need for relatives to have opportunities to talk with staff under relaxed conditions. Staff behaviour and activities towards residents and relatives are a source of many feelings for relatives. Relatives' understandings of the challenges faced by staff are not communicated to staff, nor are positive or negative experiences explicitly passed on to staff.
A Hertzberg; S L Ekman; K Axelsson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical nursing     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0962-1067     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Nurs     Publication Date:  2001 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-01-31     Completed Date:  2002-02-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9207302     Medline TA:  J Clin Nurs     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  380-8     Citation Subset:  N    
Red Cross College of Nursing and Health, Stockholm, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Agonistic Behavior
Attitude of Health Personnel*
Attitude to Health*
Cooperative Behavior*
Family / psychology*
Helping Behavior
Internal-External Control
Job Description
Middle Aged
Models, Psychological
Nurse's Role
Nursing Homes*
Nursing Methodology Research
Nursing Staff / psychology*
Professional-Family Relations*

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