Stress, Preparedness, and Skill Among Foreign Care Workers Caring for Home-Dwelling Disabled Patients in Taiwan

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/243357
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Stress, Preparedness, and Skill Among Foreign Care Workers Caring for Home-Dwelling Disabled Patients in Taiwan
Author(s):
Kao, Chieh Chun
Author Details:
Kao, Chieh Chun, RN, MSN, cckao@ems.cku.edu.tw;
Abstract:
Purpose:

 To explore the stress, preparedness, and skill in foreign care workers caring for home-dwelling disabled patients.

Methods:

A cross-sectional descriptive design with purposive sampling was used to obtain data from 101 foreign nurse aids who continuous care disabled patients at home in Taiwan. Data collection were performed by well-trained research assistants and structure questionnaires.

Results:

(1)Stress of foreign care workers come from the nature of work and environment specialty; (2)The scores of care preparedness and skill were negatively correlated with the sum of stress of foreign care workers(p<0.01). On the other hand, foreign care workers’ care preparedness perception was positively correlated with the skill which caring for home-dwelling disabled patients(p<0.01); (3)There were many significant relationships between foreign care workers characteristics with the scores of stress, care preparedness, and skill related factors.

Conclusion: The findings would be helpful as a reference in planning clinical care standard to improve the quality of homecare and as a baseline data for future research.

Keywords:
care quality; care stress; foreign care workers
Repository Posting Date:
12-Sep-2012
Date of Publication:
12-Sep-2012
Conference Date:
2012
Conference Name:
23rd International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Brisbane, Australia

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleStress, Preparedness, and Skill Among Foreign Care Workers Caring for Home-Dwelling Disabled Patients in Taiwanen_GB
dc.contributor.authorKao, Chieh Chunen_GB
dc.author.detailsKao, Chieh Chun, RN, MSN, cckao@ems.cku.edu.tw;en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/243357-
dc.description.abstract<b>Purpose: </b> <p>&nbsp;To explore the stress, preparedness, and skill in foreign care workers caring for home-dwelling disabled patients.<strong> </strong><p><b>Methods: </b> <p>A cross-sectional descriptive design with purposive sampling was used to obtain data from 101 foreign nurse aids who continuous care disabled patients at home in Taiwan. Data collection were performed by well-trained research assistants and structure questionnaires. <p><b>Results: </b> <p>(1)Stress of foreign care workers come from the nature of work and environment specialty; (2)The scores of care preparedness and&nbsp;skill were negatively correlated with the sum of stress of foreign care workers(p&lt;0.01). On the other hand, foreign care workers&rsquo; care preparedness perception was positively correlated with the&nbsp;skill which caring for home-dwelling disabled patients(p&lt;0.01); (3)There were many significant relationships between foreign care workers characteristics with the scores of&nbsp;stress, care preparedness, and&nbsp;skill related factors. <p><b>Conclusion: </b>The findings would be helpful as a reference in planning clinical care standard to improve the quality of homecare and as a baseline data for future research.en_GB
dc.subjectcare qualityen_GB
dc.subjectcare stressen_GB
dc.subjectforeign care workersen_GB
dc.date.available2012-09-12T09:21:04Z-
dc.date.issued2012-09-12-
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-12T09:21:04Z-
dc.conference.date2012en_GB
dc.conference.name23rd International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationBrisbane, Australiaen_GB
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