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Listening to the voices that matter most : establishing personhood in people residing in long-term care with a diagnosed dementia

dc.contributor.advisorStone, Sharon Dale
dc.contributor.authorArseneau, Lise Marie Suzanne
dc.date.accessioned2011-04-28T18:45:41Z
dc.date.available2011-04-28T18:45:41Z
dc.date.created2009
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.urihttp://knowledgecommons.lakeheadu.ca/handle/2453/83
dc.description.abstractThis study sought to hear the voices of people residing in a long-term care facility (LTC), thereby recognizing the inherent worth in all people despite the constraints of dementia. Data were collected through the generation of field notes and through unstructured interviews conducted with four older adults diagnosed with a dementia, and living in a LTC facility in Northwestern Ontario. Discussion focuses on findings from these qualitative interviews.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectSelf-perception in old ageen_US
dc.subjectDementiaen_US
dc.subjectPsychological aspectsen_US
dc.subjectAlzheimer's diseaseen_US
dc.subjectOlder peopleen_US
dc.subjectLong-term careen_US
dc.titleListening to the voices that matter most : establishing personhood in people residing in long-term care with a diagnosed dementiaen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
etd.degree.nameMaster of Arts
etd.degree.levelMasteren_US
etd.degree.disciplineSociologyen_US
etd.degree.grantorLakehead Universityen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberPuddephatt, Antony
dc.contributor.committeememberKelley, Mary Lou


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