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Document Typology: Web Article
Methodology addressed by the publication:International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Title of document: Social necessity of training of non-professional care resources: A dilemma for the professional nursing
Name of author(s): Maribel Cruz Ortiz1, Ma del Carmen Pérez Rodríguez, Cristina Jenaro Río, Noelia Flores Robaina, Martha Graciela Segovia Díaz de León
Name of publisher: scielo
Language of the publication: Spanish
Language of the review: English
Summary:
"Care is the essence of Nursing, and is the paradigmatic element that marks the difference between nursing and other disciplines. The needs of care have changed in the last years, compelled by the changes generated by the demographic and epidemiological transitions, pressure on the health system, dismantling of formal social services and change in the roles and dynamics of the family. Caregivers appear in this context, as a response to the real need of incrementing continued care in the home, and transfer of responsibilities in the attention of the elderly, the handicapped or the people with chronic illnesses. The challenges generated by their incorporation to the nursing work environment are discussed, given that they have a real demand within the population and gain basic elements about care, but have a different perspective of care, in dealing with this from the beginning, from personal motivation and even lack of professional vision."
Reviewer's comments on the document:
Necesidad social de formación de recursos no profesionales para el cuidado: Una disyuntiva para la enfermería profesional. es un tema muy importante hoy en dia.
Where to find it:

Index Enferm vol.19 no.4 Granada Oct.-Dec. 2010Printed Version

ISSN: 1132-1296

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