Challenges Of Caregivers Staying At Hospital Premises: The Case Of Korle – Bu Teaching Hospital

ABSTRACT Background: Caring for a loved one with a chronic disease can results in physical, emotional and economic stressors for those in the caregiving role. Therefore, burden on the caregiver for those who are chronically ill is a probable outcome and substantial challenge of the experiences of the caregiver. Caregiving takes a physical, social and mental toll on caregivers, resultant in additional stress and increased additional medical bills for the person rendering care. General Aim: This study sought to explore the challenges of caregivers staying at facility premises using Korle-bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) as a case study. Methodology: This study employed a qualitative design using an in-depth interview among patient care givers staying at the premises of the KBTH. Data from interviews will be transcribed, coded and then analyzed using thematic analysis in Nvivo Software. Findings: The study provided baseline information on the difficulties encountered by caregivers of the chronically ill staying in facility premises, identified physical, psychological, sociocultural, social and economic experiences of these caregivers. The study also determines the coping strategies used by caregivers.Information obtained can serve as literature for other researchers and can be used to formulate policies that can be used to improve caregiving processes in health facilities.

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APA

ACQUAH, E (2021). Challenges Of Caregivers Staying At Hospital Premises: The Case Of Korle – Bu Teaching Hospital. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-caregivers-staying-at-hospital-premises-the-case-of-korle-bu-teaching-hospital

MLA 8th

ACQUAH, EFUA "Challenges Of Caregivers Staying At Hospital Premises: The Case Of Korle – Bu Teaching Hospital" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-caregivers-staying-at-hospital-premises-the-case-of-korle-bu-teaching-hospital. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

MLA7

ACQUAH, EFUA . "Challenges Of Caregivers Staying At Hospital Premises: The Case Of Korle – Bu Teaching Hospital". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Apr. 2021. Web. 30 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-caregivers-staying-at-hospital-premises-the-case-of-korle-bu-teaching-hospital >.

Chicago

ACQUAH, EFUA . "Challenges Of Caregivers Staying At Hospital Premises: The Case Of Korle – Bu Teaching Hospital" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 30, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-of-caregivers-staying-at-hospital-premises-the-case-of-korle-bu-teaching-hospital