Contents analysis of dementia caregiver’s care experiences
Ju-Young Ha,College of Nursing, Pusan National University 49 Busandaehak-ro, Yangsan-si, Gyeongsangnam-do 50612, Korea
So-Young Jeon,Pusan National University Hospital 179 Gudeok-ro, Seo-gu, Busan 49241, Korea
The purpose of this study was to analyze the care experience of dementia caregivers. The results of the analysis showed that a) the formation of a new perspective on dementia care, b) the change of feelings about dementia patients, c) changed in mindset, and d) late regrets. The results of the study showed that dementia caregiver experienced mental and physical difficulties. Therefore, it is necessary to develop instruments that can measure their difficulties through their nursing experience.
Dementia, Caregiver, Nursing care, Qualitative research
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