Children’s Views of Being Nursed at home. Duncan Randall The University of Warwick School of Health and Social Studies Funded by The Health Foundation. Children’s Views of Being Nursed at Home. Background to the study Thematic Literature review Methodology & methods Findings
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The University of Warwick
School of Health and Social Studies
Funded by The Health Foundation
(Health Committee 2007)
“Normal “ Child
Social Structural Child
Fun, Connected &
“She doesn’t want to be different from others. She wants to be like the others. The fact that she has a machine overnight doesn’t bother her because on one sees it.”
(Carnevale 2007 page 15)
“The nurses do most of the actual work, but they have to check with the doctors don’t they?”
(Holyoake 1999 page 35)
My Dad thinks the nurses should be a bit more good looking…I think the same. I think you need a fit nurse looking after you.”
(Ramm et al 2004 page18)
“Sophie said “ They’d not be much use if they were good [competent] but no fun”
(Carter 2005 page 56)
“Teach them to not rush and to take all necessary precautions. They should speak to you nicely and explain what they are going to do and why. They need to take their time and listen to you. Important to be sociable and have non-medical chat.”
(Randall et al 2008)
“They proposed “The Diana caring Team”, “The Diana Caring and Playing People” and “Diana Ladies”. They thought including the word “nurse” sounded quite “scary” and explained that the “Diana ladies don’t have needles like real nurses…”
(Carter 2005 page 57)
“This of no help to me, because the nurses do exactly what the physicians say. They dare not change anything. They have no flexibility in what they do. Their actions helps the physician not me.”
(Kyngas et al 1998 page 764)
Good compliance: Motivating 9:12 (75%) vs Dr instruction or Routine 15:36(42%).
( Miles and Huberman1994/ Ritchie and Lewis 2003)
…my mum really helps because she’s like the nurses she always gives me my medicine and when ever I am poorly she like takes me to the doctors or something to check me out in case something really bad has happened,…
Kelly interview after observation visit
Who’s the best at doing your dressing?
My, mum, my, my mum.”
Mohammed interview with photo talk diaryMums
Honey help page from photo talk diary
Nanny with her dad photo taken on disposable camera (altered to protect identity) with permission.
Kelly: Erm my class, when I was in year 3, I had a teacher called [names teacher] that was, she was nice and erm.. she told the class that I had Arthritis and to be careful and that, and…They’ve always helped me, the class has…They helped me up and down on the floor and stuff
Researcher: ow ok…(Pause)… so you still have to sit down with everybody else on the floor for circle time do you.
Kelly: Sometimes, and sometimes I sit on a chair.
Kelly interview with photo talk diary
What if we did this thing from sort of ten is the well the best you could be and zero is like very very ill
I wouldn’t think I was like really ill , I wouldn’t think I was that
What would you say what sort of number would you put on it
I would like , just , just over 5
Ok put a cross or something
A 7 oh OK so what makes you well do you think?
Umm like my needles make me well
Ok right what else makes you well
Like my mum because she like always giving me help and like on that thing
Kelly interview after observational visitNurses + VE
…what else did you tell us in your diary make sure I got it right, you don’t like nurses shaking your head again ok the machine doesn’t know you see umm but you did not particularly like the nurses at hospital either, you do like the nurses at hospital [nods head] you do. Who is your favorite nurse at hospital?
Are they all nice yeah? How are the ones who come and see you at home different then do you think
Don’t like them I hate them
I know, I know you said that why is that
Pulling my tube
What about when they come and give wiggleys a drink what’s that like
Gizmo interview after observational visit.Nurses -VE
because like I’ve got loads of girl nurses and it’s just a bit strange having a boy come to your house and giving it ya
yeah? can you tell me why it’s strange
because like you saw I wear shorts …it’s a bit like scary cause like I got my shorts on and
So when [male CCN] comes would you like to have longer shorts so he doesn’t have to see so much of your leg…. You don’t feel as comfy as if it were a lady
No I wouldn’t mind if they were a lady because umm or girl because like because they are the same as me and, they have got the same things as me like [pause] like they got the same things as me
Kelly interview after observational visitGender