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The Lived Experience of Bereaved Caregivers: Caring for Loved Ones at End of Life in Rural Ontario Home Settings

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dc.contributor.advisor Johnston, Nancy E.
dc.creator Amell, Travis
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-27T13:45:48Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-27T13:45:48Z
dc.date.copyright 2017-04-06
dc.date.issued 2017-07-27
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10315/33577
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to explore the lived experience of bereaved caregivers who cared for their loved ones at end of life in rural Ontario home settings. van Manens hermeneutic phenomenology research method was utilized to guide this study and to gain a rich understanding of the lived experience through participants interviews. This studys sample consisted of eight participants from rural locations in the Eastern and Waterloo-Wellington counties of Ontario, Canada. Five themes were uncovered: (1) Facing a Terminal Prognosis and Deciding to be a Caregiver; (2) Being in it for the Long Haul; (3) Drawing on Sustaining Reservoirs; (4) Haunting Concerns and Comforting Memories; (5) Reflecting on an Invaluable Journey.
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject Medicine
dc.title The Lived Experience of Bereaved Caregivers: Caring for Loved Ones at End of Life in Rural Ontario Home Settings
dc.type Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.degree.discipline Nursing
dc.degree.name MScN - Master of Science in Nursing
dc.degree.level Master's
dc.date.updated 2017-07-27T13:45:48Z
dc.subject.keywords Palliative
dc.subject.keywords End of life
dc.subject.keywords EOL
dc.subject.keywords Terminal
dc.subject.keywords Rural
dc.subject.keywords Remote
dc.subject.keywords Rural nursing
dc.subject.keywords Caregiver
dc.subject.keywords Caregiving
dc.subject.keywords Rural caregiver
dc.subject.keywords Bereavement
dc.subject.keywords Loss
dc.subject.keywords Death
dc.subject.keywords Phenomenology
dc.subject.keywords Qualitative
dc.subject.keywords Lived experience
dc.subject.keywords Van manen
dc.subject.keywords Nursing
dc.subject.keywords Palliative medicine
dc.subject.keywords Palliative care
dc.subject.keywords Hospice
dc.subject.keywords Rural health care professionals
dc.subject.keywords Caregiver burden
dc.subject.keywords Quality of life
dc.subject.keywords QOL
dc.subject.keywords Visiting nursing
dc.subject.keywords Visit nursing
dc.subject.keywords Home care
dc.subject.keywords Home health

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