For the care, this means that someone is not approached as a sick person with disabilities, but as a human being with its own identity and capabilities. Someone get professional care but with an individual approach. In summary, the approach implies that there is from a patient are passed from possibilities, rather than its limitations.
The goal of emotion-oriented care
Perception-oriented care is responding to the individual needs of the client. By applying this methodology to improve social contacts, possibly decreasing problem behavior and provide appropriate psychosocial interventions sure improves the quality of life.
The 13-step plan for emotion-oriented care
In the emotion-oriented care, the perception of the client is central. By connecting with the perception of the client make contact with him. Experience-centered care means that you enter into the world of demented and try to walk along a bit with him. It is a starting point and methodology that responds to the individual needs of clients and helps them as much as possible to live their own lives.
Moving into the experiences of someone with dementia and discuss and confirm feelings has a beneficial effect on the way these people cope with their illness. By applying integrated emotion-oriented care of people with dementia remain more balanced, can express themselves better and show more pleasure and satisfaction. Moreover, they are better able to build up an adequate care relationship with the staff.
Emotion-oriented care is based on the personal experiences of clients. The intention is to improve their emotional and social functioning. It focuses on assistance in dealing with the effects of the condition and connection with the world of the client with dementia. There are different approaches, without sharp boundaries:
Validation is one of the United States dating method where the caregiver tries to make contact through words and other forms of communication with the client. The experiences are not contradicted but rather confirmed, regardless of their veracity. The method has a positive press, but it lacks conclusive evidence that this approach is useful. Upon validation, the caretaker lives in the world of the dementia in. Here, the caregiver should try to discover the meaning of the behavior. The main purpose of validation is to restore self-esteem and reduce stress and anxiety. This has followed the demented person will begin to feel better and happier.
In reminiscence therapy are people with dementia encouraged Reminiscence, by life, structure and exchange with others. Tools his autobiographies, music, photo albums, objects from the past and role plays. By this approach, an attempt is made to get past the top as much as possible. This involves retrieving processed positive events and experiences, which are then told about. The purpose of reminiscence is to help the person with dementia in the preparation of the balance of life. It will be self-confidence by performing the reminiscence ?? activities are increased. Reminiscence gives caregivers more information about the experiences of the older person and the person has been previously.
Snoezelen is used mainly with severe dementia. The senses are stimulated by light, sound, smell, taste and touch. The aim is to make contact and to prevent unrest and problem behavior. When Snoezelen is dealing with a dementia rather than focusing on a conversation, but more on stimulating the senses. The contact is established by means of sounds, smells and touch. This approach is intended for people who need to be completely cared for and nursed. They are completely withdrawn into their own world. The reality around them has little or no meaning. These people are therefore best reached by direct incentives feel, hear, see and taste. The incentives should be easy and enjoyable it.
What does emotion-oriented care for the client and the caregiver?
- Customers' satisfaction will increase, because more conscious care is provided. After all, the client receives sincere attention and the care provider enters into dialogue with him / her. In addition, members of his personal life and illness experience. Then the value oriented approach increases the satisfaction of people with dementia, improves communication, and aggression, anxiety, paranoid behavior and reduce nighttime restlessness.
- Staff is motivated and satisfied. Namely caregivers give care in a more conscious way.
- The quality of care will increase because the needs of the client better picture comes and therefore more care can be provided to measure.
- Not only value they attach to objective scientific knowledge, but also to experience knowledge.
- Besides health nurses also focus on interaction and existence problems of people.
From the perspective of the organization itself:
- directs professional behavior;
- shapes centered care;
- the client and reflection discussions provide management information.
- the lack of an overall implementation plan, which every organization will have to figure out how the methodology is consistent with the practices of the organization;
- the haze of "vague", "culture talk" and "softness" that would hang around to emotion-oriented care;
- the implementation of value oriented care takes time and money;
- the 'hot making' of supply bottlenecks management;
- caregivers think they always give all emotion-oriented care.
From the perspective of caregivers within the organization:
- increase in equality and togetherness between professional and client;
- more attention to the experience of both the client and the caregiver;
- more negotiating opportunities;
- client and employee are both taken seriously;
- an increase in the job satisfaction;
- the caregiver is less in a straitjacket of rules;
- it is a vision that is relatively easy to understand.
- the 13-step process is a method for which some time is needed to be able to work with good;
- the haze of "vague", "culture talk" and "softness" that would hang around to emotion-oriented care.