Moments of homecoming among people with advanced dementia disease in a residential care facility
2015 (English)In: Dementia, ISSN 1471-3012, E-ISSN 1741-2684Article in journal (Refereed) Epub ahead of print
This study concerns moments of homecoming among people with advanced dementia disease living in a residential care facility. Our main finding from participant observations with nine residents was that the residents showed moments of homecoming, i.e. they alternated between verbal and/or nonverbal expressions of feeling at home and of not feeling at home. If care providers understand that they can help people with advanced dementia disease experience moments of homecoming, they can focus on aspects of care that can promote these experiences.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
dementia, ethnography, feeling at home, homecoming, residential care
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-114784DOI: 10.1177/1471301215613699PubMedID: 26507520OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-114784DiVA: diva2:899171