Psychiatric Care Nurses' and Caregivers' Perceptions of Quality of Care in Community

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/303981
Category:
Full-text
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Psychiatric Care Nurses' and Caregivers' Perceptions of Quality of Care in Community
Author(s):
Li, Jin-Biau; Liao, Shu-Chen; Li, I-Chuan
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Jin-Biau Li, MHA, ljb0725@hotmail.com; Shu-Chen Liao, MSN; I-Chuan Li, DNS;
Abstract:

Session presented on: Monday, July 22, 2013

Purpose:

Both the nurses and caregivers play an important role in the care providing process for psychiatric patients. Their unique experience of patient care make it important to include them when defining quality of care. The aim of the study was to describe how the psychiatric nurses and caregivers perceived quality of care in the case of psychiatric care in community.

Methods:

This study adopts an action research approach to understand and represent issues of temporality quality of care in the case of psychiatric care in community. Multiple techniques including in-depth individual interviews, focus groups, and participant observation are applied for data collection. Content analysis was used for the analysis.

Results:

Thirteen nurses and sixteen caregivers were interviewed by the current resaercher. Four themes of care quality were emerged from nurses or caregivers: 1) to improve the nurses competence, 2)to proved seamless care to patients , 3) to search the meanings of life for patients, and 4)to link the current health care network with patients needs. Quality of care was perceived as a positive concept.

Conclusion:

The findings of this study emphasize the importance of the continuing care. It is important to include the perception of care quality from both nurses and caregivers into the curriculum of on-job training for psychiatric nurses. The results could be used as a reference for guiding health care services for the psychiatric patients in the community.

Keywords:
Psychiatric care; Action research; Quality of care
Repository Posting Date:
22-Oct-2013
Date of Publication:
22-Oct-2013 ; 22-Oct-2013
Conference Date:
2013
Conference Name:
24th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Description:
24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.titlePsychiatric Care Nurses' and Caregivers' Perceptions of Quality of Care in Communityen
dc.contributor.authorLi, Jin-Biauen
dc.contributor.authorLiao, Shu-Chenen
dc.contributor.authorLi, I-Chuanen
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsJin-Biau Li, MHA, ljb0725@hotmail.com; Shu-Chen Liao, MSN; I-Chuan Li, DNS;en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/303981-
dc.description.abstract<p>Session presented on: Monday, July 22, 2013</p><b>Purpose: </b> <p><span lang="EN-US">Both the nurses and caregivers play an important role in the care providing process for psychiatric patients. Their unique experience of patient care make it important to include them when defining quality of care. The aim of the study was to describe how the psychiatric nurses and caregivers perceived quality of care in the case of psychiatric care in community.</span><p><b>Methods: </b> <p><span lang="EN-US">This study adopts an action research approach to understand and represent issues of temporality quality of care in the case of psychiatric care in community. Multiple techniques including in-depth individual interviews, focus groups, and participant observation are applied for data collection. </span><span lang="EN-US">Content analysis was used for the analysis.</span><p><b>Results: </b> <p><span lang="EN-US">Thirteen nurses and sixteen caregivers were interviewed by the current resaercher. Four themes of care quality were emerged from nurses or caregivers: 1) to improve the nurses competence, 2)to proved seamless care to patients , 3) to search the meanings of life for patients, and 4)to link the current health care network with patients needs. Quality of care was perceived as a positive concept.</span><p><b>Conclusion: </b> <p><span lang="EN-US">The findings of this study emphasize the importance of the </span><span lang="EN-US">continuing care</span><span lang="EN-US">. It is important to include the perception of care quality from both nurses and caregivers into the curriculum of on-job training for psychiatric nurses. The results could be used as a reference for guiding health care services for the psychiatric patients in the community. </span>en
dc.subjectPsychiatric careen
dc.subjectAction researchen
dc.subjectQuality of careen
dc.date.available2013-10-22T20:27:01Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22en
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T20:27:01Z-
dc.conference.date2013en
dc.conference.name24th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationPrague, Czech Republicen
dc.description24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.en
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