Wat is waardigheid? Volgens familieleden van dementerenden, opgenomen in verpleeghuis.

Translated title of the contribution: What is dignity?: According to family members of people with dementia in a nursing home.

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In this study the views of family members of residents with dementia in a nursing home were explored.These clustered around six domains: physical appearance and physical care; alertness and involvement of staff; respect, connection, affectness and a cosy atmosphere; attention, listening, patience, providing safety; treatment based on equality and not blaming each other; stimulating and activating without coercion. Suggestions for future research are given.
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)28-31
Number of pages4
JournalKwaliteit in zorg
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 17 Oct 2016



  • informal care, dementia, nursing home, family members

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