uu.seUppsala University Publications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Med tassar mot ett mål: kan vårdhund öka välbefinnande, motivation och aktivitet vid rehabilitering?
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [sv]

Bakgrund: Användning av vårdhund inom svensk sjukvård har ökat och då antalet studier som gjorts inom området rehabilitering är få ansågs detta vara ett relevant område att fördjupa sig i.

Syfte: Att undersöka om rehabilitering med vårdhundsförare och vårdhund kan öka välbefinnande, motivation och aktivitet hos vårdtagare i jämförelse med konventionell träning.

Metod: Single case design. Två deltagare studerades under sju träningspass i fyra veckor med videoinspelning, VAS och intervju.

Resultat: Självskattning på VAS visade inga skillnader mellan de olika träningarna, medan observationerna av träningarna med vårdhund visade att deltagarna log längre tid och de hade även mer fysisk kontakt, fler finmotoriska övningar och hälften så lång tid av grovmotoriska övningar. Deltagarna beskrev båda träningarna som värdefulla, givande och roliga. Träningarna med vårdhund upplevdes även som lättsamma och en stund då de slapp tänka på det tråkiga som hänt.

Slutsats: Båda typerna av träning var lika uppskattade enligt VAS, medan observationerna och intervjuerna visade att träningarna med vårdhund gav ökat välbefinnande. Då välbefinnande är en viktig faktor för motivation och aktivitet, är fler studier inom området av intresse eftersom träning med vårdhund förefaller vara en betydelsefull tillgång inom rehabilitering.

Abstract [en]

Background: The use of Animal Assisted Intervention (AAI) within Swedish health care has increased and as the number of studies done in the field of rehabilitation is few, this was considered a relevant field to explore.

Aim: To investigate whether AAI could increase wellbeing, motivation and activity of patients in comparison with conventional rehabilitation.

Method: Single case design. Two participants were studied at seven training sessions for four weeks with video recording, VAS and interview.

Result: Self-assessment on VAS showed no differences between the various trainings, while observations showed that the participants smiled longer, had more physical contact, more fine motor skill exercises and half the time of gross motor exercises at AAI sessions. Participants described both trainings as valuable, rewarding and fun. AAI sessions were also described as easy-going and a moment of distraction from the bad things that had happened.

Conclusions: According to VAS both trainings were equally appreciated, while the observations and interview showed that AAI provided increased wellbeing. Wellbeing is an important factor for motivation and activity. Thus more studies in the area are of interest since the use of AAI appears to be an important asset in rehabilitation.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013.
Keyword [en]
nursing, therapy dog, rehabilitation
Keyword [sv]
omvårdnad, vårdhund, rehabilitering
National Category
Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences Nursing Occupational Therapy Physiotherapy
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-217788OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-217788DiVA: diva2:693695
Educational program
Registered Nurse Programme; Registered Nurse Programme
Supervisors
Examiners
Available from: 2014-02-13 Created: 2014-02-04 Last updated: 2014-02-13Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(716 kB)200 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 716 kBChecksum SHA-512
73577bf08fa18480db744a04870d4bf124cff69e65f11e5a61d4822d54081d5a74423f35195befca1efe87e6ea1bf1e44d05ea8d06d40f8b6322881a3a7da737
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences
Medical and Health SciencesHealth SciencesNursingOccupational TherapyPhysiotherapy

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 200 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 665 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf