• Elder abuse and neglect: an overlooked patient safety issue. A focus group study of nursing home leaders’ perceptions of elder abuse and neglect 

      Myhre, Janne; Saga, Susan; Malmedal, Wenche Karin; Ostaszkiewicz, Joan; Nakrem, Sigrid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background:The definition and understanding of elder abuse and neglect in nursing homes can vary in differentjurisdictions as well as among health care staff, researchers, family members and residents themselves. ...
    • Elder Abuse and Neglect: Health Workers' Perception in Ghana 

      Anyan, Christiana (Master thesis, 2019)
      Elder abuse and neglect has become a global public health concern. Data and studies of elder abuse in Ghana is very scarce and no study exist of health workers perceptions of elder abuse in Ghana. Current sociocultural and ...
    • Elder abuse in Norwegian nursing homes: a cross-sectional exploratory study 

      Botngård, Anja; Eide, Arne Henning; Mosqueda, Laura; Malmedal, Wenche Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Elder abuse is a global public health and human rights problem that is predicted to increase as many countries experience a rapid growth in their population of older adults. Elder abuse undermines an older ...
    • Elder abuse in Norwegian nursing homes: Prevalence and risk factors 

      Botngård, Anja (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2021:116, Doctoral thesis, 2021)
      Norsk sammendrag Bakgrunn: Vold, overgrep og forsømmelser mot eldre er et alvorlig folkehelse- og menneskerettighetsproblem som forventes å øke i takt med den økende andelen eldre i befolkningen. Slike uønskede hendelser ...
    • Ernæring ved kreft i hode og nakkeregionen 

      Røe, Ingrid Kristine (Bachelor thesis, 2020)
      Tittel: Ernæring ved kreft i hode og nakkeregionen. Hensikt: Undersøke hvordan sykepleier kan bidra til at pasienter med kreft i hode og nakkeregionen får god ernæringsstatus under og etter behandling. Problemstilling: ...
    • Factors associated with staff-to-resident abuse in Norwegian nursing homes: a cross-sectional exploratory study 

      Botngård, Anja; Eide, Arne Henning; Mosqueda, Laura; Blekken, Lene Elisabeth; Malmedal, Wenche Karin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Elder abuse is a public health problem that is gaining attention due to its serious impacts on people’s health and well-being, and it is predicted to increase along with the world’s rapidly ageing population. ...
    • Fallforebygging i hjemmetjenesten 

      Sivertsen, Solveig Ranita Kvaran (Bachelor thesis, 2020)
      Tittel: Fallforebygging i hjemmetjenesten Hensikt: Fall er den vanligste årsaken til personskade blant personer over 60 år, og flertallet av disse skadene skjer i hjemmet. Jeg ønsket derfor å undersøke hva man kan gjøre ...
    • Gynekologisk kreft og seksuell helse 

      Kalvik, Eline (Bachelor thesis, 2020)
      Sammendrag Tittel: Gynekologisk kreft og seksuell helse Hensikt: Hensikten med oppgaven er å belyse utfordringene og konsekvensene gynekologisk kreftbehandling kan ha på kvinners seksuelle helse og hvordan sykepleiere ...
    • How Volunteers Contribute to Persons with Dementia Coping in Everyday Life 

      Malmedal, Wenche Karin; Steinsheim, Gunn; Nordtug, Bente; Blindheim, Kari; Alnes, Rigmor Einang; Moe, Aud (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction: The society needs volunteers to fulfill its duty to ensure that people with dementia have active and meaningful everyday lives. Volunteers seem to experience their work as positive and meaningful for their ...
    • Nursing home leaders’ perceptions of factors influencing the reporting of elder abuse and neglect: a qualitative study 

      Myhre, Janne; Malmedal, Wenche Karin; Saga, Susan; Ostaszkiewicz, Joan; Nakrem, Sigrid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Purpose The purpose of this study is to explore the factors that influence the reporting of adverse events related to elder abuse and neglect in nursing homes from nursing home leaders' perspectives. Good leadership ...
    • Omsorg på vranga 

      Malmedal, Wenche Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Til tross for at myndighetene setter høye kvalitetsmål, vet vi at beboere i sykehjem utsettes for utilstrekkelig pleie og omsorg. Denne artikkelen diskuterer problemstillingen gjennom å vise til forskningen som er gjort ...
    • Patients' perception of user involvement in psychiatric outpatient treatment: Associations with patient characteristics and satisfaction 

      Thimm, Jens; Antonsen, Liss; Malmedal, Wenche Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background The patient's right to be involved in treatment decisions is anchored in guidelines and legislation in many countries. Previous research suggests challenges in the implementation of user involvement across ...
    • Preventing physical abuse of Nursing home residents- as seen from the Nursing staff's perspective 

      Braaten, Kjersti Lisbeth; Malmedal, Wenche Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Aim This study aims to capture first-hand information from nursing home staff's own understanding regarding what they think and have experienced about prevention of physical abuse of nursing home residents and what ...
    • React and act: a qualitative study of how nursing home leaders follow up on staff-to-resident abuse 

      Myhre, Janne; Saga, Susan; Malmedal, Wenche Karin; Ostaszkiewicz, Joan; Nakrem, Sigrid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Elder abuse in nursing homes is a complex multifactorial problem and entails various associations across personal, social, and organisational factors. One way leaders can prevent abuse and promote quality and ...
    • Resident-to-resident aggression in Norwegian nursing homes: a cross-sectional exploratory study 

      Botngård, Anja; Eide, Arne Henning; Mosqueda, Laura; Malmedal, Wenche Karin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Resident-to-resident aggression in nursing homes is a public health problem of growing concern, impacting the safety, health and well-being of all residents involved. Despite this, little research has been ...
    • The role of leadership in promoting safety for nursing home residents and preventing elder abuse and neglect 

      Myhre, Janne (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2021:99, Doctoral thesis, 2021)
      This thesis describes the phenomenon of elder abuse and neglect in the institutional context from the perspective of nursing home leaders. Elder abuse and neglect in nursing homes is a complex multifactorial problem and ...
    • Sexual Abuse of Older Nursing Home Residents: A Literature Review 

      Malmedal, Wenche Karin; Iversen, Maria Helen; Kilvik, Astrid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Despite an increasing literature related to elder abuse, sexual abuse of older persons in general and of vulnerable adults living in nursing homes in particular is still sparsely described.The purpose of this study was to ...
    • Sexual Abuse of Older Residents in Nursing Homes. A Focus Group Interview of Nursing Home Staff 

      Iversen, Maria; Kilvik, Astrid; Malmedal, Wenche Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The objective of this study was to increase knowledge of sexual abuse against older residents in nursing homes. A qualitative approach was used. Through a focus group interview with staff in nursing homes, the aim was to ...
    • Sykepleie til eldre med postoperativt delirium 

      Sogge, Maj Kjersti (Bachelor thesis, 2020)
      Tittel: Sykepleie til eldre med postoperativt delirium Hensikt: Denne bacheloroppgaven tar for seg hvordan sykepleieren kan forebygge, gjenkjenne og utøve sykepleie til eldre med postoperativt delirium. Eldre mennesker har ...
    • Sykepleie til eldre med postoperativt delirium 

      Sogge, Maj Kjersti (Bachelor thesis, 2020)
      Tittel: Sykepleie til eldre med postoperativt delirium Hensikt: Denne bacheloroppgaven tar for seg hvordan sykepleieren kan forebygge, gjenkjenne og utøve sykepleie til eldre med postoperativt delirium. Eldre mennesker har ...