Conforto do idoso em contexto de instituição de longa permanência para idosos

Translated title of the contribution: Comfort of the elderly in the context of a long-term care facility for the elderly

Gisela Cataldi Flores, Patrícia Cruz Pontífice Sousa Valente Ribeiro, Elenir Terezinha Rizzetti Anversa, Eliana Rosa da Fonseca, Simone dos Santos Nunes, Daisy Fogaça dos Santos

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Abstract

Objective: To know the characteristics of the comfort of the elderly in a Long Term Care Facility for the Elderly. Method: Integrative literature review. It was systematized in the Participant strategy, Phenomenon of Interest and Context. The following subjects were identified for search: Participant: Elderly or Institutionalized Elderly, Interest: Comfort, Context: Long-Term Institution for the Elderly. 1.994 documents were identified, four studies selected. Results: Two categories emerged: the relationship with the “I”, which is autonomy, independence, self comfort, respect for privacy, the practice of religiosity, and the relationship with the “other” made effective through affection, meeting individual needs, relationship with the staff, security, respect for privacy. Conclusion: The comfort characteristics of the elderly in a Long Term Care Facility for the Elderly presupposes subjectivity and objectivity, which must be incorporated into comforting nursing interventions.
Translated title of the contributionComfort of the elderly in the context of a long-term care facility for the elderly
Original languagePortuguese
Article numbere201996900
Number of pages20
JournalResearch, Society and Development
Volume9
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 2020

Keywords

  • Patient comfort
  • Nursing care
  • Nursing
  • Strategies
  • Aged
  • Homes for the age

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